Occur Verb Forms: Past Tense and Past Participle (V1 V2 V3)

Meaning: to happen; to take place.

Occur Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Base Form/Infinitive (V1): Occur
Past Tense (V2): Occurred
Past Participle Form (V3): Occurred
Present Participle/Gerund (V4): Occurring
3rd Person Singular (V5): Occurs

Occur Past Tense:

Past Tense of Occur is Occurred.

Example: Sarah occurred unexpectedly.

Occur Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Occur is Occurred.

Example: Sarah has occurred unexpectedly.

Occur Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Occur is Occurring.

Example: Sarah is occurring unexpectedly.

Occur 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Occur is Occurs.

Example: Sarah occurs unexpectedly.

occur past tense

Occur Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I occur unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They occur unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam occurs unexpectedly.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am occurring unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They are occurring unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam is occurring unexpectedly.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have occurred unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They have occurred unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam has occurred unexpectedly.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been occurring unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They have been occurring unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been occurring unexpectedly.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I occurred unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They occurred unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam occurred unexpectedly.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was occurring unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They were occurring unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam was occurring unexpectedly.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had occurred unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They had occurred unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam had occurred unexpectedly.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been occurring unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They had been occurring unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been occurring unexpectedly.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will occur unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They will occur unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will occur unexpectedly.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be occurring unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They will be occurring unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be occurring unexpectedly.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have occurred unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They will have occurred unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have occurred unexpectedly.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been occurring unexpectedly.
  • We/You/They will have been occurring unexpectedly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been occurring unexpectedly.

Past Tense of Occur Phrasal Verbs

Occur Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Occur to Occurred to
Occur in Occurred in
Occur around Occurred around
Occur with Occurred with
Occur among Occurred among
Occur after Occurred after
Occur before Occurred before
Occur through Occurred through
Occur again Occurred again
Occur over Occurred over

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What is the Future Tense of Occur?

Future Tense of occur is “will occur”.

What is the Present Tense of Occur?

Present Tense of occur is “occur + s/es or ing”.

I/we/you/they occur
He/she/it/singular name occurs
Present participle occurring

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Occur?

Past perfect tense of take is “had occurred”.