GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of fly

Conjugation of the verb fly:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

fly

Past Simple:

flew

Past Partciple:

flown

Present Partciple:

flying

Third Person Singular:

flies

Definition:

1. To move through the air using wings.
2. To travel by aircraft.
3. To move or go quickly.

Example(s):

1. Because the stork had a broken wing, it couldn't fly.
2. I flew to Los Angeles last summer holiday.
3. Jane flew across the room to open the door to her beloved.

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs with '-ew' in the past simple and '-wn' in the past participle.
- Verbs like 'grow, grew, grown'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
blow blew blown
draw drew drawn
fly flew flown
grow grew grown
know knew known
slay slew slain
throw threw thrown
withdraw withdrew withdrawn