GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of dig

Conjugation of the verb dig:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

dig

Past Simple:

dug

Past Partciple:

dug

Present Partciple:

digging

Third Person Singular:

digs

Definition:

To make a hole in the ground using a tool, a machine, or your hands.

Example(s):

The animal had been digging for food.
The soldiers dug a trench in order to protect themselves.

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs with u in the past simple and past participle.
-Verbs like 'cling, clung, clung'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
cling clung clung
dig dug dug
fling flung flung
hang hung/hanged hung/hanged
sling slung slung
slink slunk slunk
sneak snuck/sneaked snuck/sneaked
spin spun/span spun
sting stung stung
string strung strung
swing swung swung
wring wrung wrung