How to Conjugate "Shoe" in English

by Craig Shrives

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Conjugation of "To Shoe"

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

The Five Forms of "To Shoe"

FormshoeAlternative Name
Base FormshoeInfinitive Form
The -S FormshoesThird Person Singular Form
Past FormshodSimple Past Tense
The -ING FormshoeingPresent Participle Form
The Past Participle Formshod[no alternative name]

"To Shoe" in All the Tenses

The tables below show how "shoe" 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
  • shod
  • shod
  • shod
  • shod
  • shod
  • shod
The simple past tense is for a completed activity that happened in the past.
  • was shoeing
  • were shoeing
  • was shoeing
  • were shoeing
  • were shoeing
  • were shoeing
The past progressive tense is for an ongoing activity in the past. Often, it is used to set the scene for another action.
  • had shod
  • had shod
  • had shod
  • had shod
  • had shod
  • had shod
The past perfect tense is for emphasizing that an action was completed before another took place.
  • had been shoeing
  • had been shoeing
  • had been shoeing
  • had been shoeing
  • had been shoeing
  • had been shoeing
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
  • shoe
  • shoe
  • shoes
  • shoe
  • shoe
  • shoe
The simple present tense is mostly for a fact or a habit.
  • am shoeing
  • are shoeing
  • is shoeing
  • are shoeing
  • are shoeing
  • are shoeing
The present progressive tense is for an ongoing action in the present.
  • have shod
  • have shod
  • has shod
  • have shod
  • have shod
  • have shod
The present perfect tense is for an action that began in the past. (Often, the action continues into the present.)
  • have been shoeing
  • have been shoeing
  • has been shoeing
  • have been shoeing
  • have been shoeing
  • have been shoeing
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 shoe
  • will shoe
  • will shoe
  • will shoe
  • will shoe
  • will shoe
The simple future tense is for an action that will occur in the future.
  • will be shoeing
  • will be shoeing
  • will be shoeing
  • will be shoeing
  • will be shoeing
  • will be shoeing
The future progressive tense is for an ongoing action that will occur in the future.
  • will have shod
  • will have shod
  • will have shod
  • will have shod
  • will have shod
  • will have shod
The future perfect tense is for an action that will have been completed at some point in the future.
  • will have been shoeing
  • will have been shoeing
  • will have been shoeing
  • will have been shoeing
  • will have been shoeing
  • will have been shoeing
The future perfect progressive tense is for an ongoing action that will be completed at some specified time in the future.

Most Common Irregular Verbs

The two most common irregular verbs in English are "be" and "have." These pages give more details about these two verbs: Here are the next 10 most common irregular verbs in English:

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