GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of sew

Conjugation of the verb sew:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

sew

Past Simple:

sewed

Past Partciple:

sewed/sewn

Present Partciple:

sewing

Third Person Singular:

sews

Definition:

To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through pieces of fabric such as cloth or leather in order to join them together.

Example(s):

Pieces of animal skin used to be sewn together to make clothes.

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs that are different from all the other patterns.
- Verbs like 'be, was/were, been'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
be was/were been
do did done
go went gone
lie lay lain
saw sawed sawed/sawn
sew sewed sewed/sewn
show showed shown
sow sowed sown/sowed
strew strewed strewed/strewn
underlie underlay underlain
undo undid undone
unedrgo underwent undergone