Past Tense of Try – Forms of the Verb Try with Conjugation

Past Tense of Try – Forms of the Verb Try with Conjugation

Try Past Tense

What are the forms of the verb try? The verb try is a regular verb. We can make the past tense and the past participle of it by replacing y at the end with -ied. The following are the forms of the try.
Meaning: to attempt to do something
Infinitive: to try
Present Form: Try (third-person singular Tries)
Past Form: Tried
Past Participle: Tried
Present Participle: Trying 
tax, strain, stretch, test

Conjugation of Try Present, Past and Past Participle

Present Simple Tense
  • I/We try
  • He/She/It tries
  • You/They try
Past Simple Tense
  • I/We tried
  • He/She/It tried
  • You/They tried
Future Simple Tense
  • I/We will try
  • He/She/It will try
  • You/They will try
Present Continuous Tense
  • I am trying
  • He/She/It is trying
  • We/You/They are trying
Past Continuous Tense
  • I was trying
  • He/She/It was trying
  • We/You/They were trying
Future Continuous Tense
  • I will be trying
  • He/She/It will be trying
  • We/You/They will be trying
Present Perfect Tense
  • I/We have tried
  • He/She/It has tried
  • You/They have tried
Past Perfect Tense
  • I/We had tried
  • He/She/It had tried
  • You/They had tried
Future Perfect Tense
  • I/We will have tried
  • He/She/It will have tried
  • You/They will have tried
Present Perfect Continuous Tense
  • I/We have been trying
  • He/She/It has been trying
  • You/They have been trying
Past Perfect Continuous Tense
  • I/We had been trying
  • He/She/It had been trying
  • You/They had been trying
Future Perfect Continuous Tense
  • I/We will have been trying
  • He/She/It will have been trying
  • You/They will have been trying

Conjugating Try Subjunctive Mood 

  • If I try
  • If we try
  • if you try
  • If he (she, it) try
  • If they try
  • If I tried
  • If we tried
  • If you tried
  • If he (she, it) tried
  • If they tried
  • If I should try
  • If we should try
  • If you should try
  • If he (she, it) should try
  • If they should try
  • I should/would try
  • You would try
  • He/She/It would try
  • We should/would try
  • They would try
  • I should/would have tried
  • You would have tried
  • He/She/It would have tried
  • We should/would have tried
  • They would have tried
Example Sentences
  • They can do it if they try.
  • We have tried hard, but I can’t convince her to attend the party.
  • Keep trying. You can do it.
  • I didn’t try that method; she told me last night.
  • She can pass the paper if she tries hard enough.

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