The English verb 'tear off' is pronounced as [teɪr ɒf].
Related to: phrasal verb.
3 forms of verb tear off: Infinitive (tear off), Past Simple - (tore off), Past Participle - (torn off).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb tear off
👉 Forms of verb tear off in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of tear off.
Tear off: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
|tear off [teɪr ɒf]||
tore off [tɔː ɒf]
torn off [tɔːn ɒf]
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb tear off?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'tear off'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'tear off'
- the first form (V1) is 'tear off' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'tore off' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'torn off' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of tear off?
The past tense and past participle of tear off are: tear off in past simple is tore off, and past participle is torn off.
What is the past tense of tear off?
The past tense of the verb "tear off" is "tore off", and the past participle is "torn off".
Past simple — tear off in past simple tore off
Future simple — tear off in future simple is tear off (will + V1).
Present Perfect — tear off in present perfect tense is torn off (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — tear off in past perfect tense is torn off (had + V3).
tear off regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'tear off' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'tear off' is .
Examples of Verb tear off in Sentences
- So he got in the front seat to tear off a piece of the shirt (Past Simple)
- You got to tear off the band-aid, you know, see what's underneath (Present Simple)
- He tore off a lump of bread (Past Simple)
- It felt like it was going to tear my arm off (Past Continuous)
- The motorcycle tore off down the street (Past Simple)
- The kids all tore off as soon as they heard the police car approaching (Past Simple)
- They tore off the shipping label (Past Simple)
- She reached for the gift and tore off the wrapping paper (Past Simple)