The English verb 'rule out' is pronounced as [ruːl aʊt].
Related to: phrasal verb.
3 forms of verb rule out: Infinitive (rule out), Past Simple - (ruled out), Past Participle - (ruled out).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb rule out
👉 Forms of verb rule out in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of rule out.
Rule out: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
|rule out [ruːl aʊt]||
ruled out [ruːld aʊt]
ruled out [ruːld aʊt]
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb rule out?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'rule out'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'rule out'
- the first form (V1) is 'rule out' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'ruled out' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'ruled out' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of rule out?
The past tense and past participle of rule out are: rule out in past simple is ruled out, and past participle is ruled out.
What is the past tense of rule out?
The past tense of the verb "rule out" is "ruled out", and the past participle is "ruled out".
Past simple — rule out in past simple ruled out
Future simple — rule out in future simple is rule out (will + V1).
Present Perfect — rule out in present perfect tense is ruled out (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — rule out in past perfect tense is ruled out (had + V3).
rule out regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'rule out' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'rule out' is .
Examples of Verb rule out in Sentences
- It’s unlikely that he’ll run for president, but you can never rule anything out (Present Simple)
- Start with a biopsy to rule out cancer (Present Simple)
- She needs x-rays to rule out a fracture (Present Simple)
- Initially, imaging studies are often performed to rule out more common pathologies (Present Simple)
- Well, I'm not sure that's enough to rule out Hector entirely (Present Simple)
- Your heart rate appears stable, but we must transport you to the hospital to rule out a cardiac event (Present Simple)
- Bailey is checking for leukocytosis to rule out leukemia (Present Continuous)
- Well, I guess they have to rule out abduction (Present Simple)