How to Conjugate Preset

by Craig Shrives

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Preset in the Different Tenses

The verb "preset" is an irregular verb. (This means that "preset" does not form its simple past tense or its past participle by adding "-ed" or "-d" to the base form.)

The Five Forms of Preset

FormpresetAlternative Name
Base FormpresetInfinitive Form
The -S FormpresetsThird Person Singular Form
Past FormpresetSimple Past Tense
The -ING FormpresettingPresent Participle Form
The Past Participle Formpreset[no alternative name]

Conjugating Preset

The tables below show how "preset" conjugates in the past, present, and future tenses.

Past Tenses

PersonSimple PastPast Progressive TensePast Perfect TensePast Perfect Progressive Tense
  • I
  • you
  • he/she/it
  • we
  • you
  • they
  • preset
  • preset
  • preset
  • preset
  • preset
  • preset
The simple past tense is for a completed activity that happened in the past.
  • was presetting
  • were presetting
  • was presetting
  • were presetting
  • were presetting
  • were presetting
The past progressive tense is for an ongoing activity in the past. Often, it is used to set the scene for another action.
  • had preset
  • had preset
  • had preset
  • had preset
  • had preset
  • had preset
The past perfect tense is for emphasizing that an action was completed before another took place.
  • had been presetting
  • had been presetting
  • had been presetting
  • had been presetting
  • had been presetting
  • had been presetting
The past perfect progressive tense is for showing that an ongoing action in the past has ended.

Present Tenses

PersonSimple PresentPresent Progressive TensePresent Perfect TensePresent Perfect Progressive Tense
  • I
  • you
  • he/she/it
  • we
  • you
  • they
  • preset
  • preset
  • presets
  • preset
  • preset
  • preset
The simple present tense is mostly for a fact or a habit.
  • am presetting
  • are presetting
  • is presetting
  • are presetting
  • are presetting
  • are presetting
The present progressive tense is for an ongoing action in the present.
  • have preset
  • have preset
  • has preset
  • have preset
  • have preset
  • have preset
The present perfect tense is for an action that began in the past. (Often, the action continues into the present.)
  • have been presetting
  • have been presetting
  • has been presetting
  • have been presetting
  • have been presetting
  • have been presetting
The present perfect progressive tense is for a continuous activity that began in the past and continues into the present (or finished very recently).

Future Tenses

PersonSimple FutureFuture Progressive TenseFuture Perfect TenseFuture Perfect Progressive Tense
  • I
  • you
  • he/she/it
  • we
  • you
  • they
  • will preset
  • will preset
  • will preset
  • will preset
  • will preset
  • will preset
The simple future tense is for an action that will occur in the future.
  • will be presetting
  • will be presetting
  • will be presetting
  • will be presetting
  • will be presetting
  • will be presetting
The future progressive tense is for an ongoing action that will occur in the future.
  • will have preset
  • will have preset
  • will have preset
  • will have preset
  • will have preset
  • will have preset
The future perfect tense is for an action that will have been completed at some point in the future.
  • will have been presetting
  • will have been presetting
  • will have been presetting
  • will have been presetting
  • will have been presetting
  • will have been presetting
The future perfect progressive tense is for an ongoing action that will be completed at some specified time in the future.

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