The English verb 'try' is pronounced as [traɪ].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb try: Infinitive (try), Past Simple - (tried), Past Participle - (tried).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb try
👉 Forms of verb try in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of try.
Try: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb try?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'try'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'try'
- the first form (V1) is 'try' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'tried' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'tried' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of try?
The past tense and past participle of try are: try in past simple is tried, and past participle is tried.
What is the past tense of try?
The past tense of the verb "try" is "tried", and the past participle is "tried".
Past simple — try in past simple tried
Future simple — try in future simple is try (will + V1).
Present Perfect — try in present perfect tense is tried (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — try in past perfect tense is tried (had + V3).
try regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'try' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'try' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb try in Sentences
- This disorder tried me severely (Past Simple)
- He was trying not to fall (Past Continuous)
- We tried our best to rescue her (Past Simple)
- He always tries to cheer me up (Present Simple)
- I have never tried Chinese food before (Present Perfect)
- Don't try to convince me, that's useless (Present Simple)
- We are trying to prove that we are right (Present Continuous)
- I tried to tell her the truth, but she didn't listen to me (Past Simple)
- He has been trying to study for three hours (Present Perfect Continuous)
- I tried fishing, jogging, meditation, but nothing calms me down (Past Simple)