To Listen

Infinitive: to listen
Gerund: listening
Past participle: listened
Simple past: listened


Irregular forms
Auxilliary verb
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Indicative

Present
I listen I listen
you listen you listen
he/she/it listens he/she/it listens
we listen we listen
they listen they listen
you listen you listen
I do not listen I don't listen
you do not listen you don't listen
he/she/it does not listen he/she/it doesn't listen
we do not listen we don't listen
they do not listen they don't listen
you do not listen you don't listen
Preterite
I listened I listened
you listened you listened
he/she/it listened he/she/it listened
we listened we listened
they listened they listened
you listened you listened
I did not listen I didn't listen
you did not listen you didn't listen
he/she/it did not listen he/she/it didn't listen
we did not listen we didn't listen
they did not listen they didn't listen
you did not listen you didn't listen
Future
I will listen I'll listen
you will listen you'll listen
he/she/it will listen he/she/it'll listen
we will listen we'll listen
they will listen they'll listen
you will listen you'll listen
I will not listen I won't listen
you will not listen you won't listen
he/she/it will not listen he/she/it won't listen
we will not listen we won't listen
they will not listen they won't listen
you will not listen you won't listen

Perfect

Present
I have listened I've listened
you have listened you've listened
he/she/it has listened he/she/it's listened
we have listened we've listened
they have listened they've listened
you have listened you've listened
I have not listened I haven't listened
you have not listened you haven't listened
he/she/it has not listened he/she/it hasn't listened
we have not listened we haven't listened
they have not listened they haven't listened
you have not listened you haven't listened
Past
I had listened I'd listened
you had listened you'd listened
he/she/it had listened he/she/it'd listened
we had listened we'd listened
they had listened they'd listened
you had listened you'd listened
I had not listened I hadn't listened
you had not listened you hadn't listened
he/she/it had not listened he/she/it hadn't listened
we had not listened we hadn't listened
they had not listened they hadn't listened
you had not listened you hadn't listened
Future
I will have listened I'll have listened
you will have listened you'll have listened
he/she/it will have listened he/she/it'll have listened
we will have listened we'll have listened
they will have listened they'll have listened
you will have listened you'll have listened
I will not have listened I won't have listened
you will not have listened you won't have listened
he/she/it will not have listened he/she/it won't have listened
we will not have listened we won't have listened
they will not have listened they won't have listened
you will not have listened you won't have listened

Continuous

Present
I am listening I'm listening
you are listening you're listening
he/she/it is listening he/she/it's listening
we are listening we're listening
they are listening they're listening
you are listening you're listening
I am not listening I'm not listening
you are not listening you aren't listening
he/she/it is not listening he/she/it isn't listening
we are not listening we aren't listening
they are not listening they aren't listening
you are not listening you aren't listening
Past
I was listening I was listening
you were listening you were listening
he/she/it was listening he/she/it was listening
we were listening we were listening
they were listening they were listening
you were listening you were listening
I was not listening I wasn't listening
you were not listening you weren't listening
he/she/it was not listening he/she/it wasn't listening
we were not listening we weren't listening
they were not listening they weren't listening
you were not listening you weren't listening
Future
I will be listening I'll be listening
you will be listening you'll be listening
he/she/it will be listening he/she/it'll be listening
we will be listening we'll be listening
they will be listening they'll be listening
you will be listening you'll be listening
I will not be listening I won't be listening
you will not be listening you won't be listening
he/she/it will not be listening he/she/it won't be listening
we will not be listening we won't be listening
they will not be listening they won't be listening
you will not be listening you won't be listening

Continuous Perfect

Present
I have been listening I've been listening
you have been listening you've been listening
he/she/it has been listening he/she/it's been listening
we have been listening we've been listening
they have been listening they've been listening
you have been listening you've been listening
I have not been listening I haven't been listening
you have not been listening you haven't been listening
he/she/it has not been listening he/she/it hasn't been listening
we have not been listening we haven't been listening
they have not been listening they haven't been listening
you have not been listening you haven't been listening
Past
I had been listening I'd been listening
you had been listening you'd been listening
he/she/it had been listening he/she/it'd been listening
we had been listening we'd been listening
they had been listening they'd been listening
you had been listening you'd been listening
I had not been listening I hadn't been listening
you had not been listening you hadn't been listening
he/she/it had not been listening he/she/it hadn't been listening
we had not been listening we hadn't been listening
they had not been listening they hadn't been listening
you had not been listening you hadn't been listening
Future
I will have been listening I'll have been listening
you will have been listening you'll have been listening
he/she/it will have been listening he/she/it'll have been listening
we will have been listening we'll have been listening
they will have been listening they'll have been listening
you will have been listening you'll have been listening
I will not have been listening I won't have been listening
you will not have been listening you won't have been listening
he/she/it will not have been listening he/she/it won't have been listening
we will not have been listening we won't have been listening
they will not have been listening they won't have been listening
you will not have been listening you won't have been listening

Conditional

Present
I would listen I would listen
you would listen you would listen
he/she/it would listen he/she/it would listen
we would listen we would listen
they would listen they would listen
you would listen you would listen
I would not listen I wouldn't listen
you would not listen you wouldn't listen
he/she/it would not listen he/she/it wouldn't listen
we would not listen we wouldn't listen
they would not listen they wouldn't listen
you would not listen you wouldn't listen
Perfect
I would have listened I would've listened
you would have listened you would've listened
he/she/it would have listened he/she/it would've listened
we would have listened we would've listened
they would have listened they would've listened
you would have listened you would've listened
I would not have listened I wouldn't have listened
you would not have listened you wouldn't have listened
he/she/it would not have listened he/she/it wouldn't have listened
we would not have listened we wouldn't have listened
they would not have listened they wouldn't have listened
you would not have listened you wouldn't have listened

Imperative

(you) listen (you) listen
(we) let's listen (we) let's listen
(you) listen (you) listen
(you) do not listen (you) don't listen
(we) let's not listen (we) let's not listen
(you) do not listen (you) don't listen

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