How to Conjugate "Sublet" in English

by Craig Shrives

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Conjugation of "To Sublet"

The verb "sublet" is an irregular verb. (This means that "sublet" 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 Sublet"

FormsubletAlternative Name
Base FormsubletInfinitive Form
The -S FormsubletsThird Person Singular Form
Past FormsubletSimple Past Tense
The -ING FormsublettingPresent Participle Form
The Past Participle Formsublet[no alternative name]

"To Sublet" in All the Tenses

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