The past simple and the past participle of cling
Conjugation of the verb cling:
Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':
Third Person Singular:
To hold on tightly to.
She clung to his arm and asked him to forgive her.
Her son clung to the slim hope that she would be cured.
He's the kind of kid who always clings to his mother wherever she goes.
The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as cling. They are:
- Verbs with 'u' in the past simple and past participle.
- Verbs like 'dig, dug, dug'.