regular model: work
verbs ending in -e: like

like - model verbRegular verbs ending with a silent -e: remove the final -e before adding -ed or -ing.

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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use

It is conjugated like: like
The preterit used may be combined with [to + infinitive] to express a former condition or habit (e.g., "She used to live in London," "I didn't used to sing in the shower"). Do not confuse this past tense verbal usage with the adjectival expression (to be) used to, which means "(to be) accustomed to."
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) use
using
used
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Iuse
youuse
he, she, ituses
weuse
youuse
theyuse
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterite
Iused
youused
he, she, itused
weused
youused
theyused
future
Iwill use
youwill use
he, she, itwill use
wewill use
youwill use
theywill use

Perfect tenses

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

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

Conditional

present
Iwould use
youwould use
he, she, itwould use
wewould use
youwould use
theywould use
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have used
youwould have used
he, she, itwould have used
wewould have used
youwould have used
theywould have used
present continuous
Iwould be using
youwould be using
he, she, itwould be using
wewould be using
youwould be using
theywould be using
perfect continuous
Iwould have been using
youwould have been using
he, she, itwould have been using
wewould have been using
youwould have been using
theywould have been using

Imperative

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

Subjunctive

present
Iuse
youuse
he, she, ituse
weuse
youuse
theyuse
past
Iused
youused
he, she, itused
weused
youused
theyused
future
Ishould use
youshould use
he, she, itshould use
weshould use
youshould use
theyshould use

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

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