regular model: work
verbs ending in -e: like

like - model verbRegular verbs ending with a silent -e: remove the final -e before adding -ed or -ing.

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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preserve

It is conjugated like: like
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) preserve
preserving
preserved
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Ipreserve
youpreserve
he, she, itpreserves
wepreserve
youpreserve
theypreserve
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterite
Ipreserved
youpreserved
he, she, itpreserved
wepreserved
youpreserved
theypreserved
future
Iwill preserve
youwill preserve
he, she, itwill preserve
wewill preserve
youwill preserve
theywill preserve

Perfect tenses

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

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

Conditional

present
Iwould preserve
youwould preserve
he, she, itwould preserve
wewould preserve
youwould preserve
theywould preserve
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have preserved
youwould have preserved
he, she, itwould have preserved
wewould have preserved
youwould have preserved
theywould have preserved
present continuous
Iwould be preserving
youwould be preserving
he, she, itwould be preserving
wewould be preserving
youwould be preserving
theywould be preserving
perfect continuous
Iwould have been preserving
youwould have been preserving
he, she, itwould have been preserving
wewould have been preserving
youwould have been preserving
theywould have been preserving

Imperative

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

Subjunctive

present
Ipreserve
youpreserve
he, she, itpreserve
wepreserve
youpreserve
theypreserve
past
Ipreserved
youpreserved
he, she, itpreserved
wepreserved
youpreserved
theypreserved
future
Ishould preserve
youshould preserve
he, she, itshould preserve
weshould preserve
youshould preserve
theyshould preserve

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

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