Conjugation of the verb tail in English in all tenses

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

Conjugation of the verb tail in the present tenses

Present Tense

  • I tail
  • you tail
  • he|she|it tails
  • we tail
  • you tail
  • they tail

Present Continuous

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

Present Perfect

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

Present Perfect Continuous

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

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 tail in the past tenses

Simple past

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

Past continuous

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

Past perfect

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

Past perfect continuous

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

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 tail in the futur tenses

Future

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

Future continuous

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

Future perfect

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

Future perfect continuous

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

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 tail

Present participle

  • tailing

Past participle

  • tailed

Perfect Participle

  • having tailed

The imperative in English, for the verb to tail

Imperative

  • tail
  • let's tail
  • tail

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