Tell V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Base Form, Past Simple, Past Participle Form of Tell

Tell V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Base Form, Past Simple, Past Participle Form of Tell

Tell V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 is one of the verbs that are used very commonly in English tests as well as in everyday communication. Also, because it’s an irregular verb, tell doesn’t follow the regular rule. The verb “tell” has five different forms: base form, past simple, past participle form, present perfect and present perfect participle. So what is tell‘s past? How do conjugate verbs with tell verbs?

Let’s find out with English tivi in the article below.

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Tell of Definition and Meaning

Tell is a verb that means to give information to someone.

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V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Tell

Base Form (V1)tell
Past Form (V2)told
Past Participle Form (V3) told
s / es/ es (V4)tells
‘ing’ form (V5)
telling

Tell of Past Simple V2

The verb Tell is also employed in its V2 form as “ told”. It is used to indicate the past tense in sentences.

Tell of Past Participle V3

This verb’s V3 form is ‘ told‘. In the case of past perfect tense or present perfect tense, the word ‘ told‘ is used.

+ In the present perfect tense, the word tell  is used ‘have +’ told or ‘has +’ told.’ 

  • I, you, and we are used as ‘have + ‘ told' subjects.
  • He, she, and it are used as ‘has +’ told' subjects.

+ If you need to use the past perfect tense, use ‘had +’ told‘ regardless of the subject.

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Conjugation of Tell V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

 Conjugation table: Tell
NumberSingular
Present Simple of tellIYouShe/He/It
telltelltells
Plural
WeYouThey
telltelltell
Present Continuous of tellIYouShe/He/It
am tellingare tellingis telling
Plural
WeYouThey
are tellingare tellingare telling
Present Perfect of tellIYouShe/He/It
have toldhave toldhas told
Plural
WeYouThey
have toldhave toldhave told
Present Perfect Continuous of tellIYouShe/He/It
have been tellinghave been tellinghas been telling
Plural
WeYouThey
have been tellinghave been tellinghave been telling
Past Simple of tellIYouShe/He/It
toldtoldtold
Plural
WeYouThey
toldtoldtold
Past Continuous of tellIYouShe/He/It
was tellingwere tellingwas telling
Plural
WeYouThey
were tellingwere tellingwere telling
Past Perfect of tellIYouShe/He/It
had toldhad toldhad told
Plural
WeYouThey
had toldhad toldhad told
Past Perfect Continuous of tellIYouShe/He/It
had been tellinghad been tellinghad been telling
Plural
WeYouThey
had been tellinghad been tellinghad been telling
Future Simple of tellIYouShe/He/It
will/shall tellwill/shall tellwill/shall tell
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall tellwill/shall tellwill/shall tell
Future Continuous of tellIYouShe/He/It
will/shall be tellingwill/shall be tellingwill/shall be telling
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall be tellingwill/shall be tellingwill/shall be telling
Future Perfect of tellIYouShe/He/It
will/shall have toldwill/shall have toldwill/shall have told
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall have toldwill/shall have toldwill/shall have told
Future Perfect Continuous of tellIYouShe/He/It
will/shall have been tellingwill/shall have been tellingwill/shall have been telling
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall have been tellingwill/shall have been tellingwill/shall have been telling
Conditional Present of tellIYouShe/He/It
would tellwould tellwould tell
Plural
WeYouThey
would tellwould tellwould tell
Conditional Perfect of tellIYouShe/He/It
would have toldwould have toldwould have told
Plural
WeYouThey
would have toldwould have toldwould have told
Conditional Present Continuous of tellIYouShe/He/It
would be tellingwould be tellingwould be telling
Plural
WeYouThey
would be tellingwould be tellingwould be telling
Conditional Perfect Continuous of tellIYouShe/He/It
would have been tellingwould have been tellingwould have been telling
Plural
WeYouThey
would have been tellingwould have been tellingwould have been telling
Present Subjunctive of tellIYouShe/He/It
telltelltell
Plural
WeYouThey
telltelltell
Past Subjunctive of tellIYouShe/He/It
toldtoldtold
Plural
WeYouThey
toldtoldtold
Past Perfect Subjunctive of tellIYouShe/He/It
had toldhad toldhad told
Plural
WeYouThey
had toldhad toldhad told
Imperative of tellIYouShe/He/It
tell
Plural
WeYouThey
Let’s telltell

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Example Sentences with Tell V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

In this section, we will learn about tell sentence examples:

+ I will tell her about everything that happened

+ He told me about her

+ He has told his mother about his result

+ He tells me about his admirer

+ He is telling in the class

Synonym Words For Tell

Synonym of tell word list. Here are a variety of words whose meaning is nearly the synonym of tell:

  • inform
  • notify
  • advise
  • brief
  • warn
  • apprise
  • divulge
  • impart
  • make aware
  • say to
  • alert
  • alert to
  • disclose to
  • express to
  • reveal to
  • state to
  • communicate to
  • confess to
  • fill in
  • forewarn
  • mention to
  • proclaim to
  • acquaint with
  • announce to
  • clue in
  • make known to
  • flag up
  • let know

Opposite Words For Tell

The antonym of tell word list. Here are some words that have nearly the opposite meaning as tell:

  • miscommunicate
  • misinform
  • misadvise
  • misbrief
  • misguide
  • mislead
  • disinform
  • misstate
  • obey
  • follow
  • observe
  • accept
  • heed
  • respect
  • abide by
  • acquiesce to
  • adhere to
  • agree to
  • comply with

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Tell (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of tell?

The past tense of tell is told. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of tell is tells. The present participle of tell is telling. The past participle of tell is told.

Base Form (V1)tell
Past Form (V2)told
Past Participle Form (V3)told
s / es/ ies (V4)tells
‘ing’ form (V5)telling

What is the V2 and V3 form of tell?

+ The V2 and V3 form of tell is “told“ and “ told.

What is the sentence of tell?

What is the past tense V2 of tell?

+ The past tense of tell is “ told.

What is the past participle V3 of tell?

+ The past participle of tell is “ told“.

What is the present participle V5 of tell?

+ The present participle of tell is “telling“.

Conclusion

Let’s learn with English TV the structure of the verb Tell V1 V2 V3 V4 V5: Base Form, Past Simple, Present Continuous and Present Continuous and Present Continuous and Present Continuous forms. We wish you all the best of luck.

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Here are other verbs V1 V2 V3 List

Base Form V1Past Form V2Past Participle Form V3
abideabode/abidedabode/abided
arisearosearisen
awakeawokeawoken
backslidebackslidbackslidden/backslid
bewas/werebeen
bearboreborne
beatbeatbeaten/beat
becomebecamebecome
befallbefellbefallen
beginbeganbegun
beholdbeheldbeheld
bendbentbent
besetbesetbeset
bespeakbespokebespoken
betbet/bettedbet/betted
bidbidbid
bindboundbound
bitebitbitten
bleedbledbled
blowblewblown
breakbrokebroken
breedbredbred
bringbroughtbrought
broadcastbroadcastbroadcast
browbeatbrowbeatbrowbeaten/browbeat
buildbuiltbuilt
burnburnt/burnedburnt/burned
burstburstburst
bustbusted/bustbusted/bust
buyboughtbought
castcastcast
catchcaughtcaught
chidechid/chidedchid/chidden/chided
choosechosechosen
cleaveclove/cleft/cleavedcloven/cleft/cleaved
cleaveclavecleaved
clingclungclung
clotheclothed/cladclothed/clad
comecamecome
costcostcost
creepcreptcrept
crossbreedcrossbredcrossbred
crowcrew/crewedcrowed
cutcutcut
daydreamdaydreamed
daydreamt
daydreamed
daydreamt
dealdealtdealt
digdugdug
disprovedisproveddisproved/disproven
divedove/diveddived
dodiddone
drawdrewdrawn
dreamdreamt/dreameddreamt/dreamed
drinkdrankdrunk
drivedrovedriven
dwelldweltdwelt
eatateeaten
fallfellfallen
feedfedfed
feelfeltfelt
fightfoughtfought
findfoundfound
fitfitted/fitfitted/fit
fleefledfled
flingflungflung
flyflewflown
forbearforboreforborne
forbidforbade/forbadforbidden
forecastforecast/forecastedforecast/forecasted
forego (also forgo)forewentforegone
foreseeforesawforeseen
foretellforetoldforetold
forgetforgotforgotten
forgiveforgaveforgiven
forsakeforsookforsaken
freezefrozefrozen
frostbitefrostbitfrostbitten
getgotgot/gotten
gildgilt/gildedgilt/gilded
girdgirt/girdedgirt/girded
givegavegiven
gowentgone
grindgroundground
growgrewgrown
hand-feedhand-fedhand-fed
handwritehandwrotehandwritten
hanghunghung
havehadhad
hearheardheard
heavehove/heavedhove/heaved
hewhewedhewn/hewed
hidehidhidden
hithithit
hurthurthurt
inbreedinbredinbred
inlayinlaidinlaid
inputinputinput
insetinsetinset
interbreedinterbredinterbred
interweaveinterwove
interweaved
interwoven
interweaved
interwindinterwoundinterwound
jerry-buildjerry-builtjerry-built
keepkeptkept
kneelknelt/kneeledknelt/kneeled
knitknit/knittedknit/knitted
knowknewknown
laylaidlaid
leadledled
leanleaned/leantleaned/leant
leapleapt /leapedleapt /leaped
learnlearnt/learnedlearnt/learned
leaveleftleft
lendlentlent
letletlet
lielaylain
lightlit/lightedlit/lighted
lip-readlip-readlip-read
loselostlost
makemademade
meanmeantmeant
meetmetmet
miscastmiscastmiscast
misdealmisdealtmisdealt
misdomisdidmisdone
mishearmisheardmisheard
mislaymislaidmislaid
misleadmisledmisled
mislearnmislearned
mislearnt
mislearned
mislearnt
misreadmisreadmisread
missetmissetmisset
misspeakmisspokemisspoken
misspellmisspeltmisspelt
misspendmisspentmisspent
mistakemistookmistaken
misteachmistaughtmistaught
misunderstandmisunderstoodmisunderstood
miswritemiswrotemiswritten
mowmowedmown/mowed
offsetoffsetoffset
outbidoutbidoutbid
outbreedoutbredoutbred
outdooutdidoutdone
outdrawoutdrewoutdrawn
outdrinkoutdrankoutdrunk
outdriveoutdroveoutdriven
outfightoutfoughtoutfought
outflyoutflewoutflown
outgrowoutgrewoutgrown
outleapoutleaped/outleaptoutleaped/outleapt
outlieoutliedoutlied
outputoutputoutput
outrideoutrodeoutridden
outrunoutranoutrun
outselloutsoldoutsold
outshineoutshined/outshoneoutshined/outshone
outshootoutshotoutshot
outsingoutsangoutsung
outsitoutsatoutsat
outsleepoutsleptoutslept
outsmelloutsmelled/outsmeltoutsmelled/outsmelt
outspeakoutspokeoutspoken
outspeedoutspedoutsped
outspendoutspentoutspent
outswearoutsworeoutsworn
outswimoutswamoutswum
outthinkoutthoughtoutthought
outthrowoutthrewoutthrown
outwriteoutwroteoutwritten
overbidoverbidoverbid
overbreedoverbredoverbred
overbuildoverbuiltoverbuilt
overbuyoverboughtoverbought
overcomeovercameovercome
overdooverdidoverdone
overdrawoverdrewoverdrawn
overdrinkoverdrankoverdrunk
overeatoverateovereaten
overfeedoverfedoverfed
overflyoverflewoverflown
overhangoverhungoverhung
overhearoverheardoverheard
overlayoverlaidoverlaid
overpayoverpaidoverpaid
overrideoverrodeoverridden
overrunoverranoverrun
overseeoversawoverseen
overselloversoldoversold
oversewoversewedoversewn/oversewed
overshootovershotovershot
oversleepoversleptoverslept
overspeakoverspokeoverspoken
overspendoverspentoverspent
overspilloverspilled/overspiltoverspilled/overspilt
overtakeovertookovertaken
overthinkoverthoughtoverthought
overthrowoverthrewoverthrown
overwindoverwoundoverwound
overwriteoverwroteoverwritten
partakepartookpartaken
paypaidpaid
pleadpleaded/pledpleaded/pled
prebuildprebuiltprebuilt
premakepremadepremade
prepayprepaidprepaid
presellpresoldpresold
presetpresetpreset
preshrinkpreshrankpreshrunk
proofreadproofreadproofread
proveprovedproven/proved
putputput
quick-freezequick-frozequick-frozen
quitquit/quittedquit/quitted
readreadread
reawakereawokereawaken
rebidrebidrebid
rebindreboundrebound
rebroadcastrebroadcast
rebroadcasted
rebroadcast
rebroadcasted
rebuildrebuiltrebuilt
recastrecastrecast
recutrecutrecut
redealredealtredealt
redoredidredone
redrawredrewredrawn
refitrefitted/refitrefitted/refit
regrindregroundreground
regrowregrewregrown
rehangrehungrehung
rehearreheardreheard
reknitreknitted/reknitreknitted/reknit
relayrelaidrelaid
relearnrelearned/relearntrelearned/relearnt
relightrelit/relightedrelit/relighted
remakeremaderemade
rendrentrent
repayrepaidrepaid
rereadrereadreread
rerunreranrerun
resellresoldresold
resendresentresent
resetresetreset
resewresewedresewn/resewed
retakeretookretaken
reteachretaughtretaught
retearretoreretorn
retellretoldretold
rethinkrethoughtrethought
retreadretreadretread
retrofitretrofitted/retrofitretrofitted/retrofit
rewakerewoke/rewakedrewaken/rewaked
rewearreworereworn
reweaverewove/reweavedrewoven/reweaved
rewedrewed/reweddedrewed/rewedded
rewetrewet/rewettedrewet/rewetted
rewinrewonrewon
rewindrewoundrewound
rewriterewroterewritten
ridridrid
rideroderidden
ringrangrung
riseroserisen
roughcastroughcastroughcast
runranrun
sand-castsand-castsand-cast
sawsawedsawn
saysaidsaid
seesawseen
seeksoughtsought
sellsoldsold
sendsentsent
setsetset
sewsewedsewn/sewed
shakeshookshaken
shaveshavedshaved/shaven
shearshearedshorn
shedshedshed
shineshoneshone
shitshit/shat/shittedshit/shat/shitted
shootshotshot
showshowedshown/showed
shrinkshrankshrunk
shutshutshut
sight-readsight-readsight-read
singsangsung
sinksanksunk
sitsatsat
slayslewslain
sleepsleptslept
slideslidslid
slingslungslung
slinkslunkslunk
slitslitslit
smellsmeltsmelt
smitesmotesmitten
sneaksneaked/snucksneaked/snuck
speakspokespoken
speedsped/speededsped/speeded
spellspelt/spelledspelt/spelled
spendspentspent
spillspilt/spilledspilt/spilled
spinspun/spanspun
spoilspoilt/spoiledspoilt/spoiled
spreadspreadspread
standstoodstood
stealstolestolen
stickstuckstuck
stingstungstung
stinkstunk/stankstunk
stridestrodestridden
strikestruckstruck
stringstrungstrung
sunburnsunburned/sunburntsunburned/sunburnt
swearsworesworn
sweatsweat/sweatedsweat/sweated
sweepsweptswept
swellswelledswollen/swelled
swimswamswum
swingswungswung
taketooktaken
teachtaughttaught
teartoretorn
telecasttelecasttelecast
telltoldtold
thinkthoughtthought
throwthrewthrown
thrustthrustthrust
treadtrodtrodden/trod
typewritetypewrotetypewritten
unbendunbentunbent
unbindunboundunbound
unclotheunclothed/uncladunclothed/unclad
undercutundercutundercut
underfeedunderfedunderfed
undergounderwentundergone
underlieunderlayunderlain
understandunderstoodunderstood
undertakeundertookundertaken
underwriteunderwroteunderwritten
undoundidundone
unfreezeunfrozeunfrozen
unhangunhungunhung
unhideunhidunhidden
unlearnunlearned/unlearntunlearned/unlearnt
unspinunspununspun
unwindunwoundunwound
upholdupheldupheld
upsetupsetupset
wakewoke/wakedwoken/waked
wearworeworn
wedwed/weddedwed/wedded
weepweptwept
wetwet/wettedwet/wetted
winwonwon
windwoundwound
withdrawwithdrewwithdrawn
withholdwithheldwithheld
withstandwithstoodwithstood
workworkedworked
wringwrungwrung
writewrotewritten
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