What is another word for kept?

What is another word for kept?

What is another word for kept?

retained clutched
guarded held
maintained reserved
saved withheld
at hand on file

Have kept meaning?

If you say ‘I have kept’ that means that you used to keep whatever it was you were keeping. when you say ‘I’ve been keeping’ this implies that you are still in the process of keeping whatever it is that you are keeping. See a translation.

Is kept a real word?

The past tense and past participle of the word keep is “kept”. The word keep when used as a verb, requires an object which can be seen in the following sentences in the present tense. You may keep the change.

How do you use kept in a sentence?

Kept sentence example

  1. I’m sorry I kept you waiting, but Tessa had nothing to do with it.
  2. The clock kept on ticking.
  3. She kept her eyes on the floor as she walked by him.
  4. “Yeah,” he grunted as he kept his eyes on the road.
  5. He was reputed to have kept a cool head during battle and wasn’t easily intimidated.

Is kept or was kept?

To keep, active and passive voice

Tense Active voice Passive voice
Simple present keep is kept
Present continuous is keeping is being kept
Simple past kept was kept
Past continuous was keeping was being kept

Had kept or have kept?

Yes, “had kept” is the correct answer. When you use “past perfect” in “would rather” sentences, you refer to the past. Maybe they were having this conversation on Monday and the speaker was expressing his disappointment.

Is kept a past tense?

past tense of keep is kept.

Where did you keep or kept?

If you’re trying to say, Where did you kept it? that is incorrect. When we use a helping verb, the helping verb (did) is conjugated and shows the past tense, but the main verb (keep) is not conjugated. It’s possible to say Where had you kept it?

What is the past simple of speak?


What is Past Perfect of speak?

Perfect tenses

past perfectⓘ pluperfect
you had spoken
he, she, it had spoken
we had spoken
you had spoken

What is past perfect tense of laugh?

Perfect tenses

past perfectⓘ pluperfect
you had laughed
he, she, it had laughed
we had laughed
you had laughed

Have spoken or had spoken?

I have spoken =Present perfect tense. I had spoken=Past perfect tense (the past participle is ‘spoken’ not ‘spoke’).

Is spoked correct?

verb (used with object), spoked, spok·ing. to fit or furnish with or as with spokes.

Is I have spoken correct grammar?

“spoken” is the past participle” as in “I have just spoken to him on the telephone.” Proper way would be ” I have spoken” . I have spoken-is correct.

Had spoken meaning?

I have spoken to him or I’ve spoken to him -is a present perfect and it used for the action that happened in the past continues in the present . “I have spoken” means “It has already been done” and is coonected with the present situation. “I spoke…” refers to the time completed in the past.

What is third form of speak?

Conjugation of ‘Speak’

Base Form (Infinitive): Speak
Past Simple: Spoke
Past Participle: Spoken
3rd Person Singular: Speaks
Present Participle/Gerund: Speaking

Did you speak or have you spoken?

As did is past tense, so make an interrogative sentence with did we have to use present form of speak . Speak= present form , spoke = past form, spoken= past participle form. did you speak to him is correct. the first one is correct.

What is the future present tense?

The present tense is used to describe things that are happening right now, or things that are continuous. The future tense describes things that have yet to happen (e.g., later, tomorrow, next week, next year, three years from now).

What are the 13 tenses in English?

Before we begin, here’s a list of the 12 verb tenses in English:

  • Present Simple.
  • Present Continuous/Progressive.
  • Present Perfect.
  • Present Perfect Continuous/Progressive.
  • Past Simple.
  • Past Continuous/Progressive.
  • Past Perfect.
  • Past Perfect Continuous/Progressive.

What are the four future tenses?

There are four future verb tenses in English.

  • Simple future tense.
  • Future continuous tense.
  • Future perfect tense.
  • Future perfect continuous tense.

Can Past Present Future Tense?

There is no future tense of can or any of the other invariant modals. Sometimes could is said to be the conditional of can, and would of will, though. There is no future tense of can or any of the other invariant modals.

DID is past or present?

The past simple form, did, is the same throughout. The present participle is doing. The past participle is done. The present simple tense do and the past simple tense did can be used as an auxiliary verb.

How do you know if a sentence is past present or future?

Two verbs are irregular in the present tense, to be and to have. You must remember their forms. Past tense verbs tell you about something that has already happened. Future tense verbs tell you about something that is going to happen.

What is past future tense?

(Entry 1 of 2) : of, relating to, or constituting a verb tense that is traditionally formed in English with would or should and denotes an action or state as future from a past point of view (as would write in “he promised that he would write”) past future.

Could is past or future?

The use of ‘could’, ‘would’, or ‘will be’ all imply future tense. The past tense version would be: “You could not have made me happy, and I am convinced that I am the last woman in the world who could have made you so.”

Would usage for future?

Imagine a sentence such as “I would have to convince her to talk to me”. Here, the sentence uses would for the future. The sentence should be “If she said yes, I would draft the contract right away.” Always, when it comes to second conditional, use the first part in past simple, even if it occurs in the future.

Would to talk about the future?

We often use verbs like would like, plan, want, mean, hope, expect to talk about the future: What are you going to do next year? I’d like to go to university. We plan to go to France for our holidays.