GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of throw

Conjugation of the verb throw:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

throw

Past Simple:

threw

Past Partciple:

thrown

Present Partciple:

throwing

Third Person Singular:

throws

Definition:

To launch (something) with force through the air, especially by a movement of the arm and hand.

Example(s):

He threw a stone through the window and hurt a passerby.
He threw the ball back.

Similar verbs

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

- Verbs with '-ew' in the past simple and '-wn' in the past participle.
- Verbs like 'grow, grew, grown'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
blow blew blown
draw drew drawn
fly flew flown
grow grew grown
know knew known
slay slew slain
throw threw thrown
withdraw withdrew withdrawn