The English verb 'slay' is pronounced as [sleɪ].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb slay: Infinitive (slay), Past Simple - (slew), Past Participle - (slain).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb slay
👉 Forms of verb slay in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of slay.
Slay: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb slay?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'slay'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'slay'
- the first form (V1) is 'slay' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'slew' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'slain' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of slay?
The past tense and past participle of slay are: slay in past simple is slew, and past participle is slain.
What is the past tense of slay?
The past tense of the verb "slay" is "slew", and the past participle is "slain".
Past simple — slay in past simple slew
Future simple — slay in future simple is slay (will + V1).
Present Perfect — slay in present perfect tense is slain (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — slay in past perfect tense is slain (had + V3).
slay regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'slay' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'slay' is irregular verb.
Examples of Verb slay in Sentences
- He did not just slay people, but constantly invented some elaborate ways of killing, becoming furious at the sight of blood. (Past Simple)
- - Wait," she whispered. - He wouldn't slay his father in front of his mercenary. (Past Simple)
- - No, no," the young man whispered fervently, "I've never had to slay a man. (Past Simple)
- Using his boxing skills, he began slaying the man. (Past Simple)
- To intimidate the defenders of the capital, the Mongol-Tatars brought out thousands of naked prisoners in front of the walls and began to severely slay them with lashes. (Past Simple)
- And that evening silence, with a man being slain next door in the house, was scary and depressing. (Present Simple)
- I confess I watched in horror as the brothers slew each other up in front of the whole country. (Past Simple)
- Suddenly it became completely incomprehensible how people with the same feelings, desires and needs could slay each other. (Past Simple)
- Simply put, the mechanical undead began to slay people whenever and wherever, even if people did not provoke them to do so. (Past Simple)
- I told them that I would mercilessly slay the obstacles to innovation so that we would all get back to doing what we came into the company to do: change the world around us. (Past Simple)