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

Meaning: to take or carry something or someone to a particular place

Take Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Base Form/Infinitive (V1):Take
Past Tense (V2):Took
Past Participle Form (V3):Taken
Present Participle/Gerund (V4):Taking
3rd Person Singular (V5):Takes

Take Past Tense:

Past Tense of Take is Took.

Example: Sarah took tea.

Take Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Take is Taken.

Example: Sarah has taken tea.

Take Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Take is Taking.

Example: Sarah is taking tea.

Take 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Take is Takes.

Example: Sarah takes tea.

take past tense

Take Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I take tea.
  • We/You/They take tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam takes tea.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am taking tea.
  • We/You/They are taking tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam is taking tea.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have taken tea.
  • We/You/They have taken tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam has taken tea.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been taking tea.
  • We/You/They have been taking tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been taking tea.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I took tea.
  • We/You/They took tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam took tea.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was taking tea.
  • We/You/They were taking tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam was taking tea.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had taken tea.
  • We/You/They had taken tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam had taken tea.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been taking tea.
  • We/You/They had been taking tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been taking tea.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will take tea.
  • We/You/They will take tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam will take tea.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be taking tea.
  • We/You/They will be taking tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be taking tea.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have taken tea.
  • We/You/They will have taken tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have taken tea.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been taking tea.
  • We/You/They will have been taking tea.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been taking tea.

Past Tense of Take Phrasal Verbs

Take Phrasal VerbsPast Tense
Take upTook up
Take onTook on
Take inTook in
Take awayTook away
Take overTook over
Take backTook back
Take offTook off
Take downTook down
Take outTook out
Take apartTook apart

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What is the Future Tense of Take?

Future Tense of Take is “will take”.

What is the Present Tense of Take?

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

He/she/it/singular nameTakes
Present participleTaking

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Take?

Past perfect tense of take is “had taken”.

Last updated on May 24th, 2023 at 12:09 pm