The English verb 'sway' is pronounced as [sweɪ].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb sway: Infinitive (sway), Past Simple - (swayed), Past Participle - (swayed).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb sway
👉 Forms of verb sway in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of sway.
Sway: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb sway?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'sway'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'sway'
- the first form (V1) is 'sway' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'swayed' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'swayed' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of sway?
The past tense and past participle of sway are: sway in past simple is swayed, and past participle is swayed.
What is the past tense of sway?
The past tense of the verb "sway" is "swayed", and the past participle is "swayed".
Past simple — sway in past simple swayed
Future simple — sway in future simple is sway (will + V1).
Present Perfect — sway in present perfect tense is swayed (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — sway in past perfect tense is swayed (had + V3).
sway regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'sway' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'sway' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb sway in Sentences
- We were beginning to sway. A little more, and she will give in. (Past Simple)
- At the crackle and glare of the flaming trees, the panic-stricken crowd swayed for a few seconds. (Past Simple)
- The fundamental value of companies and commodities changes slowly, but prices can sway wildly (Present Simple)
- It is when the scales are swaying, when the situation is unclear, that the opportunity arises to make decisions that can save the world. (Present Simple)
- There was no one outside, only a curtain swaying in the half-lit window across the street. (Past Simple)
- The variegated meadows and grass swayed in a haze of air warmed above the ground. (Past Simple)
- As I looked ahead, I saw no one, only the grass swaying gently. (Past Simple)
- Each time I began to sway the swing, I waited patiently and deliberately for a repeat rain of ideas. (Past Simple)
- Gusts of wind bent and swayed the trees in the garden and threw jets of rain through the windows. (Past Simple)
- Each of us wants his voice to be heard, his opinion to be considered, respected and valued-that is, he wants to sway. (Present Simple)