regular model: work
verbs ending in -e: like

sing - model verbChange 'i' to 'a' in the preterit and 'i' to 'u' in the past participle.
Verbs that follow
this model:
  1. begin
  2. countersink
  3. drink
  4. preshrink
  5. ring
  6. shrink
  7. sink
  8. slink
  9. spring
  10. stink
  11. swim

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swim

It is conjugated like: sing
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) swim
swimming
swum
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Iswim
youswim
he, she, itswims
weswim
youswim
theyswim
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterite
Iswam
youswam
he, she, itswam
weswam
youswam
theyswam
future
Iwill swim
youwill swim
he, she, itwill swim
wewill swim
youwill swim
theywill swim

Perfect tenses

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

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

Conditional

present
Iwould swim
youwould swim
he, she, itwould swim
wewould swim
youwould swim
theywould swim
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have swum
youwould have swum
he, she, itwould have swum
wewould have swum
youwould have swum
theywould have swum
present continuous
Iwould be swimming
youwould be swimming
he, she, itwould be swimming
wewould be swimming
youwould be swimming
theywould be swimming
perfect continuous
Iwould have been swimming
youwould have been swimming
he, she, itwould have been swimming
wewould have been swimming
youwould have been swimming
theywould have been swimming

Imperative

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

Subjunctive

present
Iswim
youswim
he, she, itswim
weswim
youswim
theyswim
past
Iswam
youswam
he, she, itswam
weswam
youswam
theyswam
future
Ishould swim
youshould swim
he, she, itshould swim
weshould swim
youshould swim
theyshould swim

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

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