Past Tense of Hide in English: Hide V1V3V3 Forms

What Does the Word Hide Mean?

Past Tense of Hide and Past Participle with Conjugation! The word hide is a verb (one of the eight parts of speech) that means preventing someone or something or yourself from being seen or discovered.

The word ‘hide’ has two other meanings. When used as a noun, it means the solid thick skin of an animal and also refers to a place where people can watch wild animals or birds.

What’s the Past Tense of Hide?

Past Tense of Hide in English: Hide V1V3V3 Forms

Hide Past Tense or V2: Hid is the past tense of hide.
Other Forms
Root or Bas Form: Hide
Past Participle or V3: Hidden
-ing or Present Participle: Hiding
Present and Past Perfect: have/has and had hidden

The Tenses of Hide (Verb Hide Conjugation)

Simple Present Tense

With the simple present, we use the base form with an addition of -s with third person singular, i.e., he, she, and it.

  • I/We/ You/They + hide.
  • He/She/It + hides.

Simple Past Tense of Hide

The simple past tense of the verb hide is ‘hid,’ and it is the same with all subjects.

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

Simple Future Tense of Hide

In the future simple tense will/shall go before the base form, i.e., hide.

  • I/We will hide
  • You/They will hide.
  • He/She/It will hide

Present Continuous Tense

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

Past Continuous Tense

  • I/He/She/It + was hiding
  • We/You/They + were hiding

Past Continuous Tense

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

Present Perfect Tense

  • I/ We/You/They/ have hidden.
  • He/She/It or other singular subject has hidden.

Hide Past Perfect Tense

Use had before the past participle of hide, i.e. hidden

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

Future Perfect Tense

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

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

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

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

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

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • Singular Subject: I/He/She/It + will have been hiding
  • Plural Subject: We/You/They + will have been hiding

Use of Hide in Sentences (Past Tense of Hide in a Sentence)

  • I used to hide my laptop under my bed.
  • She hides her ring beneath a heavy stone.
  • She didn’t hide the truth.
  • I hid my phone in the suitcase.
  • We hid the papers from all the students.
  • One student is hiding under a chair in the classroom.
  • I was hiding my phone from dad when he entered the room.
  • The man has hidden heroin inside the lining of his suitcase.
  • I’ve been hiding this phone from my brother for one month.

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