Retain Past Tense, Present and Future Conjugations, Retain V1 V2 V3
Meaning:- keep or maintain possession
Retain Past Tense / Retain V2:- Retained
Retain Past Participle / Retain V3:- Retained
Retain V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Verb Forms
|Past Tense (V2)||Past Participle (V3)|
|Present Participle (V4)||Third Person Singular (V5)|
Example Conjugation with Retain
Retain Simple Past Tense
- I retained.
- It/He/She retained.
- We/They/You retained.
Retain Simple Present Tense
- I retain.
- It/He/She retains.
- We/They/You retain.
Retain Simple Future Tense
- I will/shall retain.
- It/He/She will/shall retain.
- We/They/You will/shall retain.
Retain Past Continuous Tense
- I was retaining.
- It/He/She was retaining.
- We/They/You were retaining.
Retain Present Continuous Tense
- I am retaining.
- It/He/She is retaining.
- We/They/You are retaining.
Retain Future Continuous Tense
- I will/shall be retaining.
- It/He/She will/shall be retaining.
- We/They/You will/shall be retaining.
Retain Past Perfect Tense
- I had retained.
- It/He/She had retained.
- We/They/You had retained.
Retain Present Perfect Tense
- I have retained.
- It/He/She has retained.
- We/They/You have retained.
Retain Future Perfect Tense
- I will/shall have retained.
- It/He/She will/shall have retained.
- We/They/You will/shall have retained.
Retain Past Perfect Continuous Tense
- I had been retaining.
- It/He/She had been retaining.
- We/They/You had been retaining.
Retain Present Perfect Continuous Tense
- I have been retaining.
- It/He/She has been retaining.
- We/They/You have been retaining.
Retain Future Perfect Continuous Tense
- I will/shall have been retaining.
- It/He/She will/shall have been retaining.
- We/They/You will/shall have been retaining.
Definition of Common Terms Used in This Lesson
Verb: Verb is a part of speech that refers to an action, occurrence, or state of being. It is one of the most important parts of speech, as it is used to express what a person or thing does or experiences.
Verb Forms (V1 V2 V3 V4 V5): In English, there are five verb forms: base form, past tense, past participle, present perfect, and future. Each verb form is used to express a particular aspect of an action or occurrence.
Verb Conjugations: In order to express different tenses and aspects, verbs must be conjugated. This means that the verb’s ending is changed to match the particular tense or aspect being expressed. There are many different verb conjugations in English, so it is important to know which one to use for each situation.