regular model: work
verbs ending in -e: like

sleep - model verbChange -ee- to -e- and append -t to form the preterit and the past participle.
Verbs that follow
this model:
  1. creep
  2. feel
  3. keep
  4. kneel
  5. oversleep
  6. sweep
  7. upsweep
  8. weep

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keep

It is conjugated like: sleep
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) keep
keeping
kept
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Ikeep
youkeep
he, she, itkeeps
wekeep
youkeep
theykeep
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterite
Ikept
youkept
he, she, itkept
wekept
youkept
theykept
future
Iwill keep
youwill keep
he, she, itwill keep
wewill keep
youwill keep
theywill keep

Perfect tenses

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

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

Conditional

present
Iwould keep
youwould keep
he, she, itwould keep
wewould keep
youwould keep
theywould keep
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have kept
youwould have kept
he, she, itwould have kept
wewould have kept
youwould have kept
theywould have kept
present continuous
Iwould be keeping
youwould be keeping
he, she, itwould be keeping
wewould be keeping
youwould be keeping
theywould be keeping
perfect continuous
Iwould have been keeping
youwould have been keeping
he, she, itwould have been keeping
wewould have been keeping
youwould have been keeping
theywould have been keeping

Imperative

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

Subjunctive

present
Ikeep
youkeep
he, she, itkeep
wekeep
youkeep
theykeep
past
Ikept
youkept
he, she, itkept
wekept
youkept
theykept
future
Ishould keep
youshould keep
he, she, itshould keep
weshould keep
youshould keep
theyshould keep

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

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