regular model: work
verbs ending in -e: like

try - model verbVerbs like 'try' change -y to -ie in the preterit, the past participle, and 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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try

'try' is the model of its conjugation.
infinitive:
present participle:
past participle:
(to) try
trying
tried
definition
in Spanish
in French
in Italian

Indicative

presentAlso known as:
present simple or simple present
Itry
youtry
he, she, ittries
wetry
youtry
theytry
simple pastAlso known as:
past simple or preterite
Itried
youtried
he, she, ittried
wetried
youtried
theytried
future
Iwill try
youwill try
he, she, itwill try
wewill try
youwill try
theywill try

Perfect tenses

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

Continuous (progressive) and emphatic tenses

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

Compound continuous (progressive) tenses

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

Conditional

present
Iwould try
youwould try
he, she, itwould try
wewould try
youwould try
theywould try
perfectAlso known as:
past conditional
Iwould have tried
youwould have tried
he, she, itwould have tried
wewould have tried
youwould have tried
theywould have tried
present continuous
Iwould be trying
youwould be trying
he, she, itwould be trying
wewould be trying
youwould be trying
theywould be trying
perfect continuous
Iwould have been trying
youwould have been trying
he, she, itwould have been trying
wewould have been trying
youwould have been trying
theywould have been trying

Imperative

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

Subjunctive

present
Itry
youtry
he, she, ittry
wetry
youtry
theytry
past
Itried
youtried
he, she, ittried
wetried
youtried
theytried
future
Ishould try
youshould try
he, she, itshould try
weshould try
youshould try
theyshould try

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

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