The English verb 'stay' is pronounced as [ˈsteɪ].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb stay: Infinitive (stay), Past Simple - (stayed), Past Participle - (stayed).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb stay
👉 Forms of verb stay in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of stay.
Stay: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb stay?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'stay'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'stay'
- the first form (V1) is 'stay' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'stayed' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'stayed' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of stay?
The past tense and past participle of stay are: stay in past simple is stayed, and past participle is stayed.
What is the past tense of stay?
The past tense of the verb "stay" is "stayed", and the past participle is "stayed".
Past simple — stay in past simple stayed
Future simple — stay in future simple is stay (will + V1).
Present Perfect — stay in present perfect tense is stayed (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — stay in past perfect tense is stayed (had + V3).
stay regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'stay' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'stay' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb stay in Sentences
- We stay till she finishes the school year, and then we move on (Present Simple)
- Is it all right if he stays for dinner? (Present Simple)
- I didn't want to come along so I decided to stay home (Past Simple)
- I had been staying home alone since I was 10 years old and as I got older, I had spent several nights alone (Past Perfect Continuous)
- It will help you to relax and stay calm when you need it (Future Simple)
- I was trying to figure out how to stay alive (Past Continuous)
- I knew I needed to stay quiet and keep my head clear in case something actually happened (Past Simple)
- I can't just stay up all night (Present Simple)
- The dispatcher stayed on the line with me until the cops got there (Past Simple)
- We are in one of the fanciest hotels I've ever stayed at (Present Perfect)
- I'm just staying at the Hampton Hotel (Present Continuous)
- We were staying in a nice hotel in Santa Cruz called the Dream Inn. (Past Simple)
- Most of the airlines have stayed or cancelled flights to our country. (Present Perfect)