GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of ring

Conjugation of the verb ring:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

ring

Past Simple:

rang

Past Partciple:

rung

Present Partciple:

ringing

Third Person Singular:

rings

Definition:

1. To make a phone call.
2. To sound resonantly or sonorously.

Example(s):

1. Can you ring for a taxi?
2. When the doorbell rang, I was having a shower.

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs with the 'i-a-u' pattern.
- Verbs like 'begin, began, begun'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
begin began begun
drink drank drunk
ring rang rung
run ran run
shrink shrank shrunk
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk
spring sprang sprung
stink stank stunk
swim swam swum