GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of set

Conjugation of the verb set:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

set

Past Simple:

set

Past Partciple:

set

Present Partciple:

setting

Third Person Singular:

sets

Definition:

1. To establish.
2. To put something in a particular place or position.

Example(s):

1. Teachers should set a good example for their students.
We have to set limits to our intervention.
2. He set a ladder against the wall to fix the roof.

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs with similar forms in the infinitive, past simple, and past participle.
- Verbs like 'cut, cut, cut'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
beset beset beset
bet bet bet
broadcast broadcast broadcast
burst burst burst
bust bust/busted bust/busted
cast cast cast
cost cost cost
cut cut cut
fit fit fit
forcast forcast forcast
hit hit hit
hurt hurt hurt
input input/inputted input/inputted
knit knit/knitted knit/knitted
let let let
put put put
quit quit quit
read read read
set set set
shed shed shed
shut shut shut
slit slit slit
spit spat/spit spat/spit
split split split
spread spread spread
sublet sublet sublet
thrust thrust thrust
undercut undercut undercut
upset upset upset