regular model: work
verbs ending in -e: like

tell - model verb
Verbs that follow
this model:
  1. foretell
  2. outsell
  3. oversell
  4. resell
  5. retell
  6. sell
  7. undersell
  8. upsell

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tell

'tell' is the model of its conjugation.
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) tell
telling
told
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Itell
youtell
he, she, ittells
wetell
youtell
theytell
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterite
Itold
youtold
he, she, ittold
wetold
youtold
theytold
future
Iwill tell
youwill tell
he, she, itwill tell
wewill tell
youwill tell
theywill tell

Perfect tenses

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

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

Conditional

present
Iwould tell
youwould tell
he, she, itwould tell
wewould tell
youwould tell
theywould tell
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have told
youwould have told
he, she, itwould have told
wewould have told
youwould have told
theywould have told
present continuous
Iwould be telling
youwould be telling
he, she, itwould be telling
wewould be telling
youwould be telling
theywould be telling
perfect continuous
Iwould have been telling
youwould have been telling
he, she, itwould have been telling
wewould have been telling
youwould have been telling
theywould have been telling

Imperative

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

Subjunctive

present
Itell
youtell
he, she, ittell
wetell
youtell
theytell
past
Itold
youtold
he, she, ittold
wetold
youtold
theytold
future
Ishould tell
youshould tell
he, she, itshould tell
weshould tell
youshould tell
theyshould tell

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

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