English: burst

English verb 'burst' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to burst
Participle: burst
Gerund: bursting

Indicative

Present

Iburst
youburst
he;she;itbursts
weburst
youburst
theyburst

Perfect

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

Past

Iburst
youburst
he;she;itburst
weburst
youburst
theyburst

Pluperfect

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

Future

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

Future perfect

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

Subjunctive

Present

Iburst
youburst
he;she;itburst
weburst
youburst
theyburst

Perfect

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

Imperfect

Iburst
youburst
he;she;itburst
weburst
youburst
theyburst

Pluperfect

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

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

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

Imperative

youburst
weLet's burst
youburst

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

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

Perfect

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

Past

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

Pluperfect

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

Future

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

Future perfect

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

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

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

Additional Information

Cf. Old English strong verb berstan

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

O.E. berstan "break suddenly" (class III strong verb; past tense bærst, pp. borsten), from a W.Gmc. metathesis of P.Gmc. *brestanan (cf. O.Fris. bersta, M.Du. berstan, Low Ger. barsten), from PIE base *bhres- "to burst, break, crack." The forms reverted to brest- in M.E. from influence of O.N. brestan/brast/brosten from the same Gmc. root, but it was re-metathesized late 16c. and emerged in the modern form, though brast was common as p.t. through 17c. and survives in dialect.