The past simple and the past participle of befall
Conjugation of the verb befall:
Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':
Third Person Singular:
If something bad, dangerous, or unlucky befalls you, it happens to you.
A fatal tragedy befell the little girl. She lost her parents in a terrible accident.
The bad luck that befell the company was believed to be unprecedented.
The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as befall. They are:
- Verbs with '-en' in the past participle.
- Verbs like 'write, wrote, written'.