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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dread

It is conjugated like: work
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) dread
dreading
dreaded
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Idread
youdread
he, she, itdreads
wedread
youdread
theydread
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterite
Idreaded
youdreaded
he, she, itdreaded
wedreaded
youdreaded
theydreaded
future
Iwill dread
youwill dread
he, she, itwill dread
wewill dread
youwill dread
theywill dread

Perfect tenses

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

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

Conditional

present
Iwould dread
youwould dread
he, she, itwould dread
wewould dread
youwould dread
theywould dread
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have dreaded
youwould have dreaded
he, she, itwould have dreaded
wewould have dreaded
youwould have dreaded
theywould have dreaded
present continuous
Iwould be dreading
youwould be dreading
he, she, itwould be dreading
wewould be dreading
youwould be dreading
theywould be dreading
perfect continuous
Iwould have been dreading
youwould have been dreading
he, she, itwould have been dreading
wewould have been dreading
youwould have been dreading
theywould have been dreading

Imperative

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

Subjunctive

present
Idread
youdread
he, she, itdread
wedread
youdread
theydread
past
Idreaded
youdreaded
he, she, itdreaded
wedreaded
youdreaded
theydreaded
future
Ishould dread
youshould dread
he, she, itshould dread
weshould dread
youshould dread
theyshould dread

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

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