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

Listen 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, listen doesn’t follow the regular rule. The verb “listen” has five different forms: base form, past simple, past participle form, present perfect, and present perfect participle. So what is listen‘s past? How do conjugate verbs with listen verbs?

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Listen of Definition and Meaning

Listen is a verb that means to take in and understand something by using your senses.

V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Listen

Base Form (V1) listen
Past Form (V2) listened
Past Participle Form (V3) listened
s / es/ es (V4) listens
‘ing’ form (V5) listening

Listen of Past Simple V2

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

Listen of Past Participle V3

The V3 form is identical to the V2 form. The V3 form is “listened”. Listened is used in the past or present perfect tense. 

+ In the present perfect tense, we use the word V1 as ‘have + listened‘ or ‘has + listened’.

  • I, you, and we are used as ‘have + listened‘. 
  • ‘has + listened’ is used for he, she, and it. 

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

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Conjugation of Listen V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Conjugation table: Listen
Number Singular
Present Simple of listen I You She/He/It
listen listen listens
Plural
We You They
listen listen listen
Present Continuous of listen I You She/He/It
am listening are listening is listening
Plural
We You They
are listening are listening are listening
Present Perfect of listen I You She/He/It
have listened have listened has listened
Plural
We You They
have listened have listened have listened
Present Perfect Continuous of listen I You She/He/It
have been listening have been listening has been listening
Plural
We You They
have been listening have been listening have been listening
Past Simple of listen I You She/He/It
listened listened listened
Plural
We You They
listened listened listened
Past Continuous of listen I You She/He/It
was listening were listening was listening
Plural
We You They
were listening were listening were listening
Past Perfect of listen I You She/He/It
had listened had listened had listened
Plural
We You They
had listened had listened had listened
Past Perfect Continuous of listen I You She/He/It
had been listening had been listening had been listening
Plural
We You They
had been listening had been listening had been listening
Future Simple of listen I You She/He/It
will/shall listen will/shall listen will/shall listen
Plural
We You They
will/shall listen will/shall listen will/shall listen
Future Continuous of listen I You She/He/It
will/shall be listening will/shall be listening will/shall be listening
Plural
We You They
will/shall be listening will/shall be listening will/shall be listening
Future Perfect of listen I You She/He/It
will/shall have listened will/shall have listened will/shall have listened
Plural
We You They
will/shall have listened will/shall have listened will/shall have listened
Future Perfect Continuous of listen I You She/He/It
will/shall have been listening will/shall have been listening will/shall have been listening
Plural
We You They
will/shall have been listening will/shall have been listening will/shall have been listening
Conditional Present of listen I You She/He/It
would listen would listen would listen
Plural
We You They
would listen would listen would listen
Conditional Perfect of listen I You She/He/It
would have listened would have listened would have listened
Plural
We You They
would have listened would have listened would have listened
Conditional Present Continuous of listen I You She/He/It
would be listening would be listening would be listening
Plural
We You They
would be listening would be listening would be listening
Conditional Perfect Continuous of listen I You She/He/It
would have been listening would have been listening would have been listening
Plural
We You They
would have been listening would have been listening would have been listening
Present Subjunctive of listen I You She/He/It
listen listen listen
Plural
We You They
listen listen listen
Past Subjunctive of listen I You She/He/It
listened listened listened
Plural
We You They
listened listened listened
Past Perfect Subjunctive of listen I You She/He/It
had listened had listened had listened
Plural
We You They
had listened had listened had listened
Imperative of listen I You She/He/It
listen
Plural
We You They
Let’s listen listen

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Example Sentences with Listen V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

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

  • He was listening in on our talk.
  • I really wish my brother wouldn’t listen in on my phone calls.
  • He just sits and listens while Elizabeth does all the talking.
  • You haven’t listened to a single word I’ve said!
  • Mary listened to the birds’ quiet calls and the wind’s gentle whispers through the trees.

Synonym Words For Listen

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

  • hear
  • attend
  • hark
  • hearken
  • harken
  • heed
  • mind
  • catch
  • eavesdrop

Opposite Words For Listen

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

  • miss
  • not hear
  • fail to hear
  • fail to take in

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Listen (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of listen?

The past tense of listen is listened. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of listen is listens. The present participle of listen is listening. The past participle of listen is listened.

Base Form (V1) listen
Past Form (V2) listened
Past Participle Form (V3) listened
s / es/ es (V4) listens
‘ing’ form (V5) listening

What is the V2 and V3 form of listen?

+ The V2 and V3 form of listen is “listened“.

What is the sentence of listen?

What is the past tense V2 of listen?

+ The past tense of listen is “listened“.

What is the past participle V3 of listen?

+ The past participle of listen is “listened“.

What is the present participle V5 of listen?

+ The present participle of listen is “listening“.

Conclusion

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