regular model: work
verbs ending in -e: like

work - model verb

Variants of the regular models:

  1. pass -s, -sh, -x, -o: +e
  2. try -y>ie
  3. omit -X>-XX
  4. die -ie: -ie>y
  5. agree -ee: +d

Irregular past tense models:

  1. cost invar.
  2. feed vowel: long>short
  3. find i>ou
  4. know [o,a]>e
  5. mean +t
  6. panic -k-
  7. pay -ay>aid
  8. send -d>-t
  9. sing i>a, u
  10. show >ed, -n
  11. stick a>u, i>u
  12. sleep -ee_>-e_t
  13. speak >o_e, o_en
  14. spell >ed, -t
  15. take -ake>-ook, -aken
  16. think >-ought
  17. wear -ear>-ore, -orn
  18. write -i_e>o_e, i_en

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contain

It is conjugated like: work
This verb is rarely used in continuous tenses.
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) contain
containing
contained
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Icontain
youcontain
he, she, itcontains
wecontain
youcontain
theycontain
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterite
Icontained
youcontained
he, she, itcontained
wecontained
youcontained
theycontained
future
Iwill contain
youwill contain
he, she, itwill contain
wewill contain
youwill contain
theywill contain

Perfect tenses

present perfect
Ihave contained
youhave contained
he, she, ithas contained
wehave contained
youhave contained
theyhave contained
past perfectAlso known as:
pluperfect
Ihad contained
youhad contained
he, she, ithad contained
wehad contained
youhad contained
theyhad contained
future perfect
Iwill have contained
youwill have contained
he, she, itwill have contained
wewill have contained
youwill have contained
theywill have contained

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

present continuous
Iam containing
youare containing
he, she, itis containing
weare containing
youare containing
theyare containing
past continuous
Iwas containing
youwere containing
he, she, itwas containing
wewere containing
youwere containing
theywere containing
present emphatic
Ido contain
youdo contain
he, she, itdoes contain
wedo contain
youdo contain
theydo contain
past emphatic
Idid contain
youdid contain
he, she, itdid contain
wedid contain
youdid contain
theydid contain

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

present perfect
Ihave been containing
youhave been containing
he, she, ithas been containing
wehave been containing
youhave been containing
theyhave been containing
past perfect
Ihad been containing
youhad been containing
he, she, ithad been containing
wehad been containing
youhad been containing
theyhad been containing
future
Iwill be containing
youwill be containing
he, she, itwill be containing
wewill be containing
youwill be containing
theywill be containing
future perfect
Iwill have been containing
youwill have been containing
he, she, itwill have been containing
wewill have been containing
youwill have been containing
theywill have been containing

Conditional

present
Iwould contain
youwould contain
he, she, itwould contain
wewould contain
youwould contain
theywould contain
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have contained
youwould have contained
he, she, itwould have contained
wewould have contained
youwould have contained
theywould have contained
present continuous
Iwould be containing
youwould be containing
he, she, itwould be containing
wewould be containing
youwould be containing
theywould be containing
perfect continuous
Iwould have been containing
youwould have been containing
he, she, itwould have been containing
wewould have been containing
youwould have been containing
theywould have been containing

Imperative

present
(you)contain!
(we)let's contain!
(you)contain!

Subjunctive

present
Icontain
youcontain
he, she, itcontain
wecontain
youcontain
theycontain
past
Icontained
youcontained
he, she, itcontained
wecontained
youcontained
theycontained
future
Ishould contain
youshould contain
he, she, itshould contain
weshould contain
youshould contain
theyshould contain

*Blue letters in conjugations are irregular forms. (example)
*Red letters in conjugations are exceptions to the model. (example)

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