Conjugation of the verb calve in English in all tenses

Here are the conjugation tables for the verb calve in English.

Conjugation of the verb calve in the present tenses

Present Tense

  • I calve
  • you calve
  • he|she|it calves
  • we calve
  • you calve
  • they calve

Present Continuous

  • I am calving
  • you are calving
  • he|she|it is calving
  • we are calving
  • you are calving
  • they are calving

Present Perfect

  • I have calved
  • you have calved
  • he|she|it has calved
  • we have calved
  • you have calved
  • they have calved

Present Perfect Continuous

  • I have been calving
  • you have been calving
  • he|she|it has been calving
  • we have been calving
  • you have been calving
  • they have been calving

How to use these conjugation tenses in English? The Present expresses habit, frequency, general truth and state in English. The Present Continuous mainly expresses the idea of an action or activity that is still in progress. The Present Perfect expresses notions that are always related to the present or the consequence of an event. Finally, the Present Perfect Continuous associates with the idea of activity that of duration.

Conjugation of the verb calve in the past tenses

Simple past

  • I calved
  • you calved
  • he|she|it calved
  • we calved
  • you calved
  • they calved

Past continuous

  • I was calving
  • you were calving
  • he|she|it was calving
  • we were calving
  • you were calving
  • they were calving

Past perfect

  • I had calved
  • you had calved
  • he|she|it had calved
  • we had calved
  • you had calved
  • they had calved

Past perfect continuous

  • I had been calving
  • you had been calving
  • he|she|it had been calving
  • we had been calving
  • you had been calving
  • they had been calving

How do you use these conjugation tenses in English? The Simple Past expresses completed actions unrelated to the present, dated past actions or habits. It is very often used in English. The Past Continuous (Simple Past + ING) on the other hand is used to talk about ongoing actions in the past or a past action in progress when another action occurs. The Past Perfect is used to indicate that the action took place before another past action. Finally, the Past Perfect Continuous is used to refer to a continuous action in the past that has continued until another past action.

Conjugation of the verb calve in the futur tenses

Future

  • I will calve
  • you will calve
  • he|she|it will calve
  • we will calve
  • you will calve
  • they will calve

Future continuous

  • I will be calving
  • you will be calving
  • he|she|it will be calving
  • we will be calving
  • you will be calving
  • they will be calving

Future perfect

  • I will have calved
  • you will have calved
  • he|she|it will have calved
  • we will have calved
  • you will have calved
  • they will have calved

Future perfect continuous

  • I will have been calving
  • you will have been calving
  • he|she|it will have been calving
  • we will have been calving
  • you will have been calving
  • they will have been calving

How do you use these conjugation tenses in English? The Future is used to talk about factual actions in the future. The Future Continuous is used to talk about things that will be happening in the future. The Future Perfect is a conjugation tense not often used in English, this conjugation tense is used to talk about a future factual action prior to another one. Finally the Future Perfect Continuous is very rarely used, this tense is used to talk about a future action in progress and prior to another.

The different forms of the participle in English, for the verb to calve

Present participle

  • calving

Past participle

  • calved

Perfect Participle

  • having calved

The imperative in English, for the verb to calve

Imperative

  • calve
  • let's calve
  • calve

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