GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of show

Conjugation of the verb show:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

show

Past Simple:

showed

Past Partciple:

shown

Present Partciple:

showing

Third Person Singular:

shows

Definition:

1. To display; cause or allow something to be seen.
2. To demonstrate by reasoning or procedure.
3. To explain something to someone.

Example(s):

1. Please, show me your passport.
2. His research showed that his hypothesis was wrong.
3. Can you show me how to make spaghetti?

Similar verbs

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