GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of bust

Conjugation of the verb bust:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

bust

Past Simple:

bust/busted

Past Partciple:

bust/busted

Present Partciple:

busting

Third Person Singular:

busts

Definition:

1. If you bust something, you break or smash it with force.
2. If someone is busted, they are arrested.

Example(s):

1. They have bust the door to get the murderer out.
2. She was busted for drug trafficking

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs with similar forms in the infinitive, past simple, and past participle.
- Verbs like 'set, set, set'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
beset beset beset
bet bet bet
broadcast broadcast broadcast
burst burst burst
bust bust/busted bust/busted
cast cast cast
cost cost cost
cut cut cut
fit fit fit
forcast forcast forcast
hit hit hit
hurt hurt hurt
input input/inputted input/inputted
knit knit/knitted knit/knitted
let let let
put put put
quit quit quit
read read read
set set set
shed shed shed
shut shut shut
slit slit slit
spit spat/spit spat/spit
split split split
spread spread spread
sublet sublet sublet
thrust thrust thrust
undercut undercut undercut
upset upset upset