GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of spin

Conjugation of the verb spin:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

spin

Past Simple:

spun/span

Past Partciple:

spun

Present Partciple:

spinning

Third Person Singular:

spins

Definition:

To rotate or turn round and round quickly.

Example(s):

She spun around and gave him a big smile.
The earth spins on its axis.
They were dancing and spinning in circles.

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs with u in the past simple and past participle.
- Verbs like 'cling, clung, clung'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
cling clung clung
dig dug dug
fling flung flung
hang hung/hanged hung/hanged
sling slung slung
slink slunk slunk
sneak snuck/sneaked snuck/sneaked
spin spun/span spun
sting stung stung
string strung strung
swing swung swung
wring wrung wrung