GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of run

Conjugation of the verb run:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

run

Past Simple:

ran

Past Partciple:

run

Present Partciple:

running

Third Person Singular:

runs

Definition:

To go faster than when you walk.

Example(s):

As soon as he saw the police, he ran.
I saw him running down the street.
The gangster dropped the gun and ran.

Similar verbs

The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as run. 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