The English verb 'think up' is pronounced as [θɪŋk ʌp].
Related to: phrasal verb.
3 forms of verb think up: Infinitive (think up), Past Simple - (thought up), Past Participle - (thought up).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb think up
👉 Forms of verb think up in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of think up.
Think up: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
|think up [θɪŋk ʌp]||
thought up [θɔːt ʌp]
thought up [θɔːt ʌp]
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb think up?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'think up'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'think up'
- the first form (V1) is 'think up' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'thought up' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'thought up' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of think up?
The past tense and past participle of think up are: think up in past simple is thought up, and past participle is thought up.
What is the past tense of think up?
The past tense of the verb "think up" is "thought up", and the past participle is "thought up".
Past simple — think up in past simple thought up
Future simple — think up in future simple is think up (will + V1).
Present Perfect — think up in present perfect tense is thought up (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — think up in past perfect tense is thought up (had + V3).
think up regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'think up' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'think up' is .
Examples of Verb think up in Sentences
- We must think up a reason (Present Simple)
- It required someone smart capable of thinking up this (Past Simple)
- That's the most fatuous lie you could possibly think up (Present Simple)
- What can they do, if only, of course, we don't think up a problem for them? (Present Simple)
- And I am too tired to keep thinking up new and exciting ways to punish you (Present Continuous)
- They think of the names of their friends (Present Simple)
- He thought the story up while he was sailing (Past Simple)
- She thought up a plan to make more money (Past Simple)