English: attempt

English verb 'attempt' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to attempt
Participle: attempted
Gerund: attempting

Indicative

Present

Iattempt
youattempt
he;she;itattempts
weattempt
youattempt
theyattempt

Perfect

Ihave attempted
youhave attempted
he;she;ithas attempted
wehave attempted
youhave attempted
theyhave attempted

Past

Iattempted
youattempted
he;she;itattempted
weattempted
youattempted
theyattempted

Pluperfect

Ihad attempted
youhad attempted
he;she;ithad attempted
wehad attempted
youhad attempted
theyhad attempted

Future

Iwill attempt
youwill attempt
he;she;itwill attempt
wewill attempt
youwill attempt
theywill attempt

Future perfect

Iwill have attempted
youwill have attempted
he;she;itwill have attempted
wewill have attempted
youwill have attempted
theywill have attempted

Subjunctive

Present

Iattempt
youattempt
he;she;itattempt
weattempt
youattempt
theyattempt

Perfect

Ihave attempted
youhave attempted
he;she;ithave attempted
wehave attempted
youhave attempted
theyhave attempted

Imperfect

Iattempted
youattempted
he;she;itattempted
weattempted
youattempted
theyattempted

Pluperfect

Ihad attempted
youhad attempted
he;she;ithad attempted
wehad attempted
youhad attempted
theyhad attempted

Conditional

Present

Iwould attempt
youwould attempt
he;she;itwould attempt
wewould attempt
youwould attempt
theywould attempt

Perfect

Iwould have attempted
youwould have attempted
he;she;itwould have attempted
wewould have attempted
youwould have attempted
theywould have attempted

Imperative

youattempt
weLet's attempt
youattempt

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam attempting
youare attempting
he;she;itis attempting
weare attempting
youare attempting
theyare attempting

Perfect

Ihave been attempting
youhave been attempting
he;she;ithas been attempting
wehave been attempting
youhave been attempting
theyhave been attempting

Past

Iwas attempting
youwere attempting
he;she;itwas attempting
wewere attempting
youwere attempting
theywere attempting

Pluperfect

Ihad been attempting
youhad been attempting
he;she;ithad been attempting
wehad been attempting
youhad been attempting
theyhad been attempting

Future

Iwill be attempting
youwill be attempting
he;she;itwill be attempting
wewill be attempting
youwill be attempting
theywill be attempting

Future perfect

Iwill have been attempting
youwill have been attempting
he;she;itwill have been attempting
wewill have been attempting
youwill have been attempting
theywill have been attempting

Conditional

Present

Iwould be attempting
youwould be attempting
he;she;itwould be attempting
wewould be attempting
youwould be attempting
theywould be attempting

Perfect

Iwould have been attempting
youwould have been attempting
he;she;itwould have been attempting
wewould have been attempting
youwould have been attempting
theywould have been attempting

Additional Information

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

1425 (implied in attemptation), from O.Fr. attempter (14c.), earlier attenter, from L. attemptare "to try," from ad- "to, upon" + temptare "to try" (see tempt). The noun is first recorded c.1534.