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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govern

It is conjugated like: work
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) govern
governing
governed
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Igovern
yougovern
he, she, itgoverns
wegovern
yougovern
theygovern
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterit
Igoverned
yougoverned
he, she, itgoverned
wegoverned
yougoverned
theygoverned
future
Iwill govern
youwill govern
he, she, itwill govern
wewill govern
youwill govern
theywill govern

Perfect tenses

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

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

Conditional

present
Iwould govern
youwould govern
he, she, itwould govern
wewould govern
youwould govern
theywould govern
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have governed
youwould have governed
he, she, itwould have governed
wewould have governed
youwould have governed
theywould have governed
present continuous
Iwould be governing
youwould be governing
he, she, itwould be governing
wewould be governing
youwould be governing
theywould be governing
perfect continuous
Iwould have been governing
youwould have been governing
he, she, itwould have been governing
wewould have been governing
youwould have been governing
theywould have been governing

Imperative

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

Subjunctive

present
Igovern
yougovern
he, she, itgovern
wegovern
yougovern
theygovern
past
Igoverned
yougoverned
he, she, itgoverned
wegoverned
yougoverned
theygoverned
past perfectAlso known as:
pluperfect subjunctive
Ihad governed
youhad governed
he, she, ithad governed
wehad governed
youhad governed
theyhad governed
future
Ishould govern
youshould govern
he, she, itshould govern
weshould govern
youshould govern
theyshould govern

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

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