What Is The Past Tense Of Hit?
Hit in past tense is still “hit”. It’s spelled H-I-T.
The 3-rd person singular simple present indicative form: “hits”.
The present participle/gerund form: “hitting”.
Hit past tense and hit past participle have the same structure: “hit”.
|Base Form/Derived Form (V1)||Hit|
|Present Form/3rd Person/Singular Form (V2)||Hits|
|Past Form (V3)||Hit|
|Past Participle Form (V4)||Hit|
If you are still not clear, check this video for the past tense of hit and other similar irregular verbs:
Above are just some basic forms of “hit.” It’s better for your grammatical range and lexical resources to learn about the past tense of verbs in general.
How Do You Spell Hit?
Reach Oxford Dictionary to check out the verb’s pronunciation with the American – English and English accents. Here comes a short table for details:
Forms of word
Watch the following video to know how to pronounce the word “hit”:
How To Use & Meaning
fter grasping the “hit past tense”, here comes a list of its meaning. Scroll down and check out more:
- To attack something or someone.
- We hit the opponents yesterday.
- They have already hit all the foes on the way in a short time.
- To hurt someone or something.
- Far-flung regions were worst hit by that strike last night.
- Since Sunday, the whole village has been hit by catastrophic storms from the nearby sea.
- To touch or reach a thing or person suddenly and with force.
- My niece hit the wee boy on his head with a broom last Friday.
- These cruels had hit the little girl hostile.
- To knock a part of the body against something.
- Christopher hit his head on the low ceiling inside the house this afternoon.
- Alaneian has just hit her knee to the table’ sharp corner.
- To come against someone or something with force, especially causing injury or damage.
- The principal’s car hit the curve on the way to school this morning.
- The bus had already hit the pavement due to an out-of-control incident.
Is “Hit” A Regular Or Irregular Verb?
It’s an irregular verb in English grammar, so it will not follow the “-ed” rule as regular ones in the past tense.
Are There Any Dialectal Or Archaic Forms Of This Verb?
Yes. Another form of past participle of hit is “hitten” (archaic, rare, dialectal).
Meanwhile, “hat” is mostly used in Scotland and Northern England languages or obsolete in English.
Is Hit An Action Verb?
Yes, it is an action verb. It’s a transitive verb as “hit” always attaches directly to a noun (something or someone).
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