regular model: work
verbs ending in -e: like

pass - model verbRegular verbs ending in -s, -sh, -x, and -o require the addition of -es rather than -s to form the 3rd person singular present indicative.

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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focus

It is conjugated like: pass
Doubling the final -s in the present tense 3rd person singular and before -ing and -ed is uncommon in American English; not doubling it is uncommon in British English.
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) focus
focusing, focussing
focused, focussed
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Ifocus
youfocus
he, she, itfocuses, focusses
wefocus
youfocus
theyfocus
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterit
Ifocused
youfocused
he, she, itfocused
wefocused
youfocused
theyfocused
future
Iwill focus
youwill focus
he, she, itwill focus
wewill focus
youwill focus
theywill focus

Perfect tensesThis verb has multiple forms of the past participle (listed above). However, for simplicity, only 1 spelling is displayed in the compound tenses below.

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tensesThis verb has multiple spellings of the present participle (listed above). However, for simplicity, only 1 spelling is displayed in the progressive tenses below.

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tensesThis verb has multiple spellings of the present participle (listed above). However, for simplicity, only 1 spelling is displayed in the progressive tenses below.

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

ConditionalThis verb has multiple spellings of the present and past participles (listed above). However, for simplicity, only 1 spelling is displayed in the compound tenses below.

present
Iwould focus
youwould focus
he, she, itwould focus
wewould focus
youwould focus
theywould focus
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have focused
youwould have focused
he, she, itwould have focused
wewould have focused
youwould have focused
theywould have focused
present continuous
Iwould be focusing
youwould be focusing
he, she, itwould be focusing
wewould be focusing
youwould be focusing
theywould be focusing
perfect continuous
Iwould have been focusing
youwould have been focusing
he, she, itwould have been focusing
wewould have been focusing
youwould have been focusing
theywould have been focusing

Imperative

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

SubjunctiveThis verb has multiple spellings of the past participle (listed above). However, for simplicity, only 1 spelling is displayed in the compound tenses below.

present
Ifocus
youfocus
he, she, itfocus
wefocus
youfocus
theyfocus
past
Ifocused, focussed
youfocused, focussed
he, she, itfocused, focussed
wefocused, focussed
youfocused, focussed
theyfocused, focussed
past perfectAlso known as:
pluperfect subjunctive
Ihad focused
youhad focused
he, she, ithad focused
wehad focused
youhad focused
theyhad focused
future
Ishould focus
youshould focus
he, she, itshould focus
weshould focus
youshould focus
theyshould focus

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

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