GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of swear

Conjugation of the verb swear:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

swear

Past Simple:

swore

Past Partciple:

sworn

Present Partciple:

swearing

Third Person Singular:

swears

Definition:

1. To take an oath, to promise.
2. To use rude, offensive, or obscene language.

Example(s):

1. I swear I would never tell anyone.
2. I never heard my dad swear.

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs with '-ear', '-ore', '-orn' in the three forms.
- Verbs like 'bear, bore, born'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
bear bore born
shear sheared/shore sheared/shorn
swear swore sworn
tear tore torn
wear wore worn