The past simple and the past participle of sink
Conjugation of the verb sink:
Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':
Third Person Singular:
To disappear below the surface of a mass of water.
The Titanic, a luxury steamship, sank in the early hours of April 15, 1912.
The vessel was sailing from Estonia to Sweden on 28 September 1994 when it sank in the Baltic Sea off Finland.
A ferry in the Bay of Bengal sank in the river with 150 passengers during an extreme weather condition.
The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as sink. They are:
- Verbs with the 'i-a-u' pattern.
- Verbs like 'begin, began, begun'.