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What is the past and past participle of pay?

Most of the time, using the verb pay is not troublesome. It is an irregular verb, but not one that’s hard to memorize, so it’s likely you’ll know that its present participle is always paying and that its past participle is paid . . .

What is the present participle of pay?

Pay verb forms

Infinitive Present Participle Past Participle
pay paying paid or ( archaic ) payed

Is pay a tense?

The past tense of pay is paid or payed (archaic). The third-person singular simple present indicative form of pay is pays. The past participle of pay is paid or payed (archaic).

What is the verb 3 of do?

Do is an irregular verb. Its three forms are do, did, done.

What is the 3rd form of meet?

Conjugation of verb ‘Meet’

Base Form (Infinitive): To Meet
Past Simple: Met
Past Participle: Met
3rd Person Singular: Meets
Present Participle/Gerund: Meeting

What is V1 V2 V3 V4 English grammar?

V2 is the second form of verb (simple past) Examples: Did, sat, wrote, used, gave. V3 is the third form of verb (past participle) Examples: Done, sat, written, used, given. V4 is the fourth form of verb (present participle)

What is 2nd and 3rd form of be?

Answer: The present forms are am/is/are. The past forms are was/were and the past participle from is “been”. The present participle form is “being”. The second form of verb be is was/were.

What is the verb 3 of play?

Verb Forms of Play

(Base) 1st (Past) 2nd (Past Participle) 3rd
Play Played Played
Get list of more Verb Forms.

What is the verb 3 of drink?

Conjugation of verb ‘Drink’

Base Form (Infinitive): To Drink
Past Simple: Drank
Past Participle: Drunk
3rd Person Singular: Drinks
Present Participle/Gerund: Drinking

What is the irregular verb of buy?

Irregular Verbs List

V1 Base Form V2 Past Simple V3 Past Participle
buy bought bought
catch caught caught
choose chose chosen
come came come

Do read is correct?

‘You do read . ‘ is an EMPHATIC sentence. Helping verb ‘do’ is placed before the main verb ‘read’ .

Are read and read the same word?

The verb “read,” pronounced “reed” in the present tense, has “read,” pronounced “red,” as its simple past tense and “read,” pronounced “red,” as its past participle.

Is read a doing word?

Very Basic Action Verbs: these pages contain action words we use in every day life. There are pictures of each verb/action, words/verbs and simple sentences with those very basic action verbs. Link to Verbs: call, cook, drive, eat, listen, paint, play, read etc.

What is the meaning of read in English?

1a : to perform the act of reading words : read something. b(1) : to learn something by reading. (2) : to pursue a course of study. 2a : to yield a particular meaning or impression when read. b : to be readable or read in a particular manner or to a particular degree this book reads smoothly.

What is very in grammar?

Very + Adjective or Adverb Very is used to emphasize an adjective or an adverb. It often has a positive meaning. The book is very interesting. She can type very quickly.

How do you use the word very?

We use very before adverbs and adjectives to add emphasis. It means ‘to a great degree’: He drives very fast. The letter came very quickly.

Why you should not use the word very?

“Very” is an intensifier without an inherent meaning. Many inexperienced writers use intensifiers like “very” or “really” to try to add power to their writing. Avoid using very in a sentence because it’s a weak word that diminishes your meaning.

How do you avoid the word very?

So here are some ways to avoid using very and what to use instead:

  1. Very hard → Grueling (punishing, torturous, demanding)
  2. Very tired → Drained (zero energy)
  3. Very thirsty → Parched.
  4. Very happy → Overjoyed.
  5. Very excited → Eager.

What word can replace very?


  • conspicuously.
  • exceedingly.
  • extremely.
  • greatly.
  • highly.
  • notably.
  • outstandingly.
  • prominently.