GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of bear

Conjugation of the verb bear:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

bear

Past Simple:

bore

Past Partciple:

born

Present Partciple:

bearing

Third Person Singular:

bears

Definition:

To accept, tolerate, or endure something.

Example(s):

She had a difficult life, but she bore it well.
I can't bear her insolence!

Similar verbs

The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as bear. They are:

- Verbs with '-ear', '-ore', '-orn' in the three forms.
- Verbs like 'tear, tore, torn'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
bear bore born
shear sheared/shore sheared/shorn
swear swore sworn
tear tore torn
wear wore worn