GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of strike

Conjugation of the verb strike:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

strike

Past Simple:

struck

Past Partciple:

struck/stricken

Present Partciple:

striking

Third Person Singular:

strikes

Definition:

1. To hit with force.
2. To stop working as a protest (with the aim of getting better pay or conditions for themselves.)

Example(s):

1. He stroke the door with his foot.
A car struck him.
2. Workers must have the right to strike and join a trade union.

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs with '-en' in the past participle. - Verbs like 'write, wrote, written'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
arise arose arisen
awake awoke awoken
beat beat beat/beaten
bid bid/bade bid/bidden
bite bit bitten
break broke broken
choose chose chosen
drive drove driven
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
forbid forbade/forbad forbidden
foresee foresaw foreseen
forget forgot forgot/forgotten
forgive forgave forgiven
forsake forsook forsaken
freeze froze frozen
get got got/gotten
give gave given
hide hid hidden
interweave interwove interwoven
mistake mistook mistaken
prove proved proved/proven
ride rode ridden
rise rose risen
see saw seen
shake shook shaken
shave shaved shaved/shaven
shrive shrived/shrove shrived/shriven
speak spoke spoken
steal stole stolen
stride strode stridden
strike struck struck/stricken
strive strived/strove strived/striven
swell swelled swollen
take took taken
thrive thrived/throve thrived/thriven
tread trod trodden
undertake undertook undertaken
unsee unsaw unseen
wake woke woken
weave wove/weaved woven/weaved
write wrote written