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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backtalk

It is conjugated like: work
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) backtalk
backtalking
backtalked
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Ibacktalk
youbacktalk
he, she, itbacktalks
webacktalk
youbacktalk
theybacktalk
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterite
Ibacktalked
youbacktalked
he, she, itbacktalked
webacktalked
youbacktalked
theybacktalked
future
Iwill backtalk
youwill backtalk
he, she, itwill backtalk
wewill backtalk
youwill backtalk
theywill backtalk

Perfect tenses

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

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

Conditional

present
Iwould backtalk
youwould backtalk
he, she, itwould backtalk
wewould backtalk
youwould backtalk
theywould backtalk
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have backtalked
youwould have backtalked
he, she, itwould have backtalked
wewould have backtalked
youwould have backtalked
theywould have backtalked
present continuous
Iwould be backtalking
youwould be backtalking
he, she, itwould be backtalking
wewould be backtalking
youwould be backtalking
theywould be backtalking
perfect continuous
Iwould have been backtalking
youwould have been backtalking
he, she, itwould have been backtalking
wewould have been backtalking
youwould have been backtalking
theywould have been backtalking

Imperative

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

Subjunctive

present
Ibacktalk
youbacktalk
he, she, itbacktalk
webacktalk
youbacktalk
theybacktalk
past
Ibacktalked
youbacktalked
he, she, itbacktalked
webacktalked
youbacktalked
theybacktalked
future
Ishould backtalk
youshould backtalk
he, she, itshould backtalk
weshould backtalk
youshould backtalk
theyshould backtalk

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

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