The English verb 'serve' is pronounced as [sɜːrv].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb serve: Infinitive (serve), Past Simple - (served), Past Participle - (served).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb serve
👉 Forms of verb serve in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of serve.
Serve: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb serve?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'serve'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'serve'
- the first form (V1) is 'serve' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'served' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'served' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of serve?
The past tense and past participle of serve are: serve in past simple is served, and past participle is served.
What is the past tense of serve?
The past tense of the verb "serve" is "served", and the past participle is "served".
Past simple — serve in past simple served
Future simple — serve in future simple is serve (will + V1).
Present Perfect — serve in present perfect tense is served (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — serve in past perfect tense is served (had + V3).
serve regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'serve' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'serve' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb serve in Sentences
- We thought she served them well (Past Simple)
- It has served us for 20 years (Present Perfect)
- He's currently serving at the hotel (Present Continuous)
- Ann served us very well! (Past Simple)
- Remember, you are here to serve their needs. (Present Simple)
- The owner doesn't want to serve any europeans. (Present Simple)
- She refused to serve us because of our skin color (Past Simple)
- Sir, I've been told not to serve you. (Present Perfect)
- Mr. Stevenson has served us for twenty years (Present Perfect)
- Call me later, I'm busy at the moment, I'm serving my customer (Present Continuous)