On the one hand, prepositions are held to be one of the four major lexical categories along with nouns, verbs and adjectives, and are contrasted with the functional categories like determiners, inflection and case. Is adverb a lexical category? An adverb is a lexical category whose members have the sameRead More →

The past tense of spin down is spun down. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of spin down is spins down. The present participle of spin down is spinning down. The past participle of spin down is spun down. What does the word span? 1 : the distance fromRead More →

The past tense is slipped. How do you say lost in present tense? I am losing. You/We/They are losing. He/She/It has lost. I have lost. Is it lost or lose? Both words have to do with losing something, but they are different parts of speech. Loss is a noun andRead More →

The past tense of squish is squished. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of squish is squishes. How do you use squish in a sentence? Examples of squish in a Sentence The cake accidentally got squished. We squished together to make more room. We managed to squish four peopleRead More →

Is borne the past tense of bear? Borne is the past participle of the verb bear in all senses except the one related to birth. It can also be used as an adjective in these senses. Will be borne or bear? On ‘Born’ and ‘Borne’ Both born and borne areRead More →

Bill writes the letters. Peter is coming to our place. Bob has given the book to Allen. I am going to the varsity. Is was present or past? The simple past tense is the only past tense form we use for were and was because “was” and “were” are theRead More →

The verb have has the forms: have, has, having, had. The base form of the verb is have. The present participle is having. The past tense and past participle form is had. How do I use S Amuser? s’amuser (= jouer) to play. Les enfants s’amusent dehors. The children areRead More →

Examples of Past Tense Bill attended the program. Tom performed in the show. Alice was practicing on the tennis court. Jim had been there a long time ago. I was waiting for my friends. Peter had been cooking the meal before we reached there. Alana was happy to hear theRead More →

The past tense of tell is told. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of tell is tells. The present participle of tell is telling. Is was a past participle? Past participles can also combine with the verb to be to create the passive forms of verbs. For example: InRead More →