Strive past tense

3 forms of the verb strive The English verb 'strive' is pronounced as [straɪv].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb strive: Infinitive (strive), Past Simple - (strove), Past Participle - (striven).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb strive

👉 Forms of verb strive in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of strive.

Strive: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
strive [straɪv]

strove [stroʊv]

striven [strɪvən]

What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb strive?

🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'strive'?

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'strive'

  • the first form (V1) is 'strive' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
  • the second form (V2) is 'strove' used in past simple tense.
  • the third form (V3) is 'striven' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.

What are the past tense and past participle of strive?

The past tense and past participle of strive are: strive in past simple is strove, and past participle is striven.

What is the past tense of strive?

The past tense of the verb "strive" is "strove", and the past participle is "striven".

Verb Tenses

Past simple — strive in past simple strove (V2).
Future simple — strive in future simple is strive (will + V1).
Present Perfect — strive in present perfect tense is striven (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — strive in past perfect tense is striven (had + V3).

strive regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is 'strive' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'strive' is irregular verb.

Examples of Verb strive in Sentences

  •   We strive for international coordination of humanitarian assistance (Present Simple)
  •   He strove very hard to achieve a better position (Past Simple)
  •   This country had striven continuously to foster the rule of law (Past Perfect)
  •   What changes does our country strive for? (Present Simple)
  •   The Institute is striving to prevent our country from becoming a transit bridge (Present Continuous)
  •   Jack strove very hard to keep calm, but that was unsuccessful (Past Simple)
  •   The government is striving to develop policies helping the homeless (Present Continuous)
  •   The country's president has striven to protect women rights (Present Perfect)
  •   We have striven to fully take the opportunities (Present Perfect)
  •   You will strive hard, I know, but that's not enough (Future Simple)

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