Hear past tense | past tense of hear

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Hear past tense | past tense of hear


There are two ways to make past and past participle verb forms in English. First is by adding ed and second type is of irregular verbs. Hear is also irregular verb and its three verb forms v1, v2, v3 are different.

We will see past tense of hear and also the meaning, base form, past participle form, third-person singular form and present participle form of hear with examples.

Here we will see the past form of hear and its other verb forms also.

Base form Past form Past participle form Third-person singular form Participle form Meaning of hear
hear heard heard hears hearing perceive a sound with the ears or be told

Meaning of hear

The general meaning of hear is to perceive a sound or be told

Conjugation of the verb hear

1)Simple present tense

I hear .

We hear .

you(Plural pronoun) hear .

you(singular pronoun) hear .

They hear .

people(plural noun) hear .

He hears .

she hears .

It hears .

Sam(Singular noun) hears .

2)Simple past tense

I heard .

We heard .

you(Plural pronoun) heard .

you(singular pronoun) heard .

They heard .

people(plural noun) heard .

He heard .

she heard .

It heard .

Sam(Singular noun) heard .

3)Simple future tense

I will hear .

We will hear .

you(Plural pronoun) will hear .

you(singular pronoun) will hear .

They will hear .

people(plural noun) will hear .

He will hear .

she will hear .

It will hear .

Sam(Singular noun) will hear .

4)Present continuous(progressive) tense

I am hearing .

We are hearing .

you(Plural pronoun) are hearing .

you(singular pronoun) are hearing .

They are hearing .

people(plural noun) are hearing .

He is hearing .

she is hearing .

It is hearing .

Sam(Singular noun) is hearing .

5)Past continuous(progressive) tense

I was hearing .

We were hearing .

you(Plural pronoun) were hearing .

you(singular pronoun) were hearing .

They were hearing .

people(plural noun) were hearing .

He was hearing .

she was hearing .

It was hearing .

Sam(Singular noun) was hearing .

6)Future continuous (progressive) tense

I will be hearing .

We will be hearing .

you(Plural pronoun) will be hearing .

you(singular pronoun) will be hearing .

They will be hearing .

people(plural noun) will be hearing .

He will be hearing .

she will be hearing .

It will be hearing .

Sam(Singular noun) will be hearing .

7)present perfect tense

I have heard .

We have heard .

you(Plural pronoun) have heard .

you(singular pronoun) have heard .

They have heard .

people(plural noun) have heard .

He has heard .

she has heard .

It has heard .

Sam(Singular noun) has heard .

8)Past perfect tense

I had heard .

We had heard .

you(Plural pronoun) had heard .

you(singular pronoun) had heard .

They had heard .

people(plural noun) had heard .

He had heard .

she had heard .

It had heard .

Sam(Singular noun) had heard .

9)Future perfect tense

I will have heard .

We will have heard .

you(Plural pronoun) will have heard .

you(singular pronoun) will have heard .

They will have heard .

people(plural noun) will have heard .

He will have heard .

she will have heard .

It will have heard .

Sam(Singular noun) will have heard .

10)Present perfect continuous(progressive) tense

I have been hearing .

We have been hearing .

you(Plural pronoun) have been hearing .

you(singular pronoun) have been hearing .

They have been hearing .

people(plural noun) have been hearing .

He has been hearing .

she has been hearing .

It has been hearing .

Sam(Singular noun) has been hearing .

11)Past perfect continuous(progressive) tense

I had been hearing .

We had been hearing .

you(Plural pronoun) had been hearing .

you(singular pronoun) had been hearing .

They had been hearing .

people(plural noun) had been hearing .

He had been hearing .

she had been hearing .

It had been hearing .

Sam(Singular noun) had been hearing .

12)Future perfect continuous(progressive) tense

I will have been hearing .

We will have been hearing .

you(Plural pronoun) will have been hearing .

you(singular pronoun) will have been hearing .

They will have been hearing .

people(plural noun) will have been hearing .

He will have been hearing .

she will have been hearing .

It will have been hearing .

Sam(Singular noun) will have been hearing .

Conjugation of the verb hear with modal auxiliary verbs.

Here are the sentences of conjugation of the verb hear with modals.

1)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam can hear .

2)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam could hear .

3)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam may hear .

4)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam might hear .

5)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam must hear .

6)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam should hear .

7)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam would hear .

8)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam ought to hear .

9))I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam need not hear .

10))I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam dare not hear .

Past form of hear

The past form of hear is heard. We will see some examples of hear in past form.


1)He heard something moving.

2)They heard the news of result.

3)You heard about his success.

Base form of hear

Base form of hear is hear.

Here are some examples of the use of base form of hear.

1)They hear the sound of wind while speaking.

2)We hear vehicle sounds daily.

3)You hear his baseless arguments.

Past participle form of hear .

Past participle form of hear is heard.

We will see some examples of the use of past participle of hear.

1)He had heard about that incident from his friends.

2)She has heard it clearly.

3)They have heard my talk.

Third-person singular form of hear

Third person singular form of hear is hears. We will see some examples of use of hear as third-person singular verb form used in simple present tense.


1)He hears the sounds of machines daily.

2)She hears the sounds of nature around her.

3)Sam hears his car’s grumbling noise.

Present participle form of hear

Present participle form of hear is hearing.

We will see some of the examples of present participle form of hear.


1)They are hearing our talk.

2)He is hearing about the subject which he likes.

3)She was hearing it while drinking tea.

Conclusion for past form of hear

These are the examples and explanation of the use of hear in past form, base form, past participle form, third-person singular form and present participle form.

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