Cling Past Tense and Past Participle (V1V2V3 of Irregular Verb Cling)

Cling Past Tense and Past Participle! The word “Cling” is an irregular verb. The past tense and past participle of cling is clung. Clinging is the present participle, and “clings” is the third-person singular present form of cling.

Cling Meaning: to grip something tightly, often with resistance to letting go.

Forms of Irregular Verb Cling (V1V2V3 &V4)

Present Form of ClingPast TenseThird Form of Cling/ Past ParticipleCling Present Participle
Cling (Clings 3rd Person singular)ClungClungClinging
Cling Past Tense and Past Participle

Cling V1 V2 V3 & V3 Form Conjugation

Cling Present Simple Tense

  • I/We cling
  • He/She/It clings
  • You/They cling

Past Simple Tense of Cling

  • I/We clung
  • He/She/It clung
  • You/They clung

Cling Future Simple Tense

  • I/We will cling
  • He/She/It will cling
  • You/They will cling

Present Perfect Tense of Cling

  • I/We have clung
  • He/She/It has clung
  • You/They have clung

Past Perfect Tense of Cling

  • I/We had clung
  • He/She/It had clung
  • You/They had clung

Cling Future Tense

  • I/We will have clung
  • He/She/It will have clung
  • You/They will have clung

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am clinging
  • He/She/It is clinging
  • We/You/They are clinging

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was clinging
  • He/She/It was clinging
  • We/You/They were clinging

Future Continuous Tense

  • I/We will be clinging
  • He/She/It will be clinging
  • You/They will be clinging

Present Perfect Continuous

  • I/We have been clinging
  • He/She/It has been clinging
  • You/They have been clinging

Past Perfect Continuous

  • I/We had been clinging
  • He/She/It had been clinging
  • You/They had been clinging

Future Perfect Continuous

  • I/We will have been clinging
  • He/She/It will have been clinging
  • You/They will have been clinging

Example Sentences of The Verb Cling

  • The two children clung together under the tree.
  • The books were clinging together when I removed them from the parcel.
  • The climbers were clinging to the tree.
  • The clothes were clung to us in the rain.
  • The road clings to the forest for several kilometers.
  • They cling the price stickers to the fruit carton.
  • The molecules cling to each other.
  • The goats clung together, shivering with cold.
  • The smell of the cigarette still clung to my clothes.

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