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Irregular verb:

C2

leap

Infinitive

leap

[li:p]

Past simple

leaped

leapt

lept *

[li:pt]
[lept]
[lept]
[ləʊp]

Past participle

leaped

leapt

lopen *

[li:pt]
[lept]
[ləʊpn]


* This form is obsolete or used only in particular cases or dialects.
** This verb (in all forms) is obsolete or is used only in particular cases or dialects.


   
   


Related irregular verbs:

Infinitive

Past simple

Past participle

beleaped
beleapt
belept
belope

beleaped
beleapt
belopen

forthleaped
forthleapt
forthlept
forthlope

forthleaped
forthleapt
forthlopen

outleaped
outleapt
outlept
outlope

outleaped
outleapt
outlopen

overleaped
overleapt
overlept
overlope

overleaped
overleapt
overlopen


Conjugation of the irregular verb [leap]

Conjugation is the creation of derived forms of a verb from its principal parts by inflection (alteration of form according to rules of grammar). For instance, the verb "break" can be conjugated to form the words break, breaks, broke, broken and breaking.

The term conjugation is applied only to the inflection of verbs, and not of other parts of speech (inflection of nouns and adjectives is known as declension). Also it is often restricted to denoting the formation of finite forms of a verb – these may be referred to as conjugated forms, as opposed to non-finite forms, such as the infinitive or gerund, which tend not to be marked for most of the grammatical categories.

Conjugation is also the traditional name for a group of verbs that share a similar conjugation pattern in a particular language (a verb class). A verb that does not follow all of the standard conjugation patterns of the language is said to be an irregular verb.
 

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Present

I
leap 
you
leap 
he/she/it
leaps 
we
leap 
you
leap 
they
leap 

Present Continuous

I
am leaping 
you
are leaping 
he/she/it
is leaping 
we
are leaping 
you
are leaping 
they
are leaping 

Past simple

I
leapt; leaped 
you
leapt; leaped 
he/she/it
leapt; leaped 
we
leapt; leaped 
you
leapt; leaped 
they
leapt; leaped 

Past Continuous

I
was leaping 
you
were leaping 
he/she/it
was leaping 
we
were leaping 
you
were leaping 
they
were leaping 

Present perfect

I
have leapt; leaped 
you
have leapt; leaped 
he/she/it
has leapt; leaped 
we
have leapt; leaped 
you
have leapt; leaped 
they
have leapt; leaped 

Present perfect continuous

I
have been leaping 
you
have been leaping 
he/she/it
has been leaping 
we
have been leaping 
you
have been leaping 
they
have been leaping 

Past perfect

I
had leapt; leaped 
you
had leapt; leaped 
he/she/it
had leapt; leaped 
we
had leapt; leaped 
you
had leapt; leaped 
they
had leapt; leaped 

Past perfect continuous

I
had been leaping 
you
had been leaping 
he/she/it
had been leaping 
we
had been leaping 
you
had been leaping 
they
had been leaping 

Future

I
will leap 
you
will leap 
he/she/it
will leap 
we
will leap 
you
will leap 
they
will leap 

Future continuous

I
will be leaping 
you
will be leaping 
he/she/it
will be leaping 
we
will be leaping 
you
will be leaping 
they
will be leaping 

Future perfect

I
will have leapt; leaped 
you
will have leapt; leaped 
he/she/it
will have leapt; leaped 
we
will have leapt; leaped 
you
will have leapt; leaped 
they
will have leapt; leaped 

Future perfect continuous

I
will have been leaping 
you
will have been leaping 
he/she/it
will have been leaping 
we
will have been leaping 
you
will have been leaping 
they
will have been leaping 

Conditional of the irregular verb [leap]

Causality (also referred to as causation or cause and effect) is influence by which one event, process, state or object (a cause) contributes to the production of another event, process, state or object (an effect) where the cause is partly responsible for the effect, and the effect is partly dependent on the cause. In general, a process has many causes, which are also said to be causal factors for it, and all lie in its past. An effect can in turn be a cause of, or causal factor for, many other effects, which all lie in its future.

The conditional mood (abbreviated cond) is a grammatical mood used in conditional sentences to express a proposition whose validity is dependent on some condition, possibly counterfactual.

English does not have an inflective (morphological) conditional mood, except in as much as the modal verbs could, might, should and would may in some contexts be regarded as conditional forms of can, may, shall and will respectively. What is called the English conditional mood (or just the conditional) is formed periphrastically using the modal verb would in combination with the bare infinitive of the following verb. (Occasionally should is used in place of would with a first person subject – see shall and will. Also the aforementioned modal verbs could, might and should may replace would in order to express appropriate modality in addition to conditionality.)

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Conditional present

I
would leap 
you
would leap 
he/she/it
would leap 
we
would leap 
you
would leap 
they
would leap 

Conditional present progressive

I
would be leaping 
you
would be leaping 
he/she/it
would be leaping 
we
would be leaping 
you
would be leaping 
they
would be leaping 

Conditional perfect

I
would have leapt; leaped 
you
would have leapt; leaped 
he/she/it
would have leapt; leaped 
we
would have leapt; leaped 
you
would have leapt; leaped 
they
would have leapt; leaped 

Conditional perfect progressive

I
would have been leaping 
you
would have been leaping 
he/she/it
would have been leaping 
we
would have been leaping 
you
would have been leaping 
they
would have been leaping 

Subjunktiv of the irregular verb [leap]

The subjunctive is a grammatical mood, a feature of the utterance that indicates the speaker's attitude toward it. Subjunctive forms of verbs are typically used to express various states of unreality such as: wish, emotion, possibility, judgement, opinion, obligation, or action that has not yet occurred; the precise situations in which they are used vary from language to language. The subjunctive is one of the irrealis moods, which refer to what is not necessarily real. It is often contrasted with the indicative, a realis mood which is used principally to indicate that something is a statement of fact.

Subjunctives occur most often, although not exclusively, in subordinate clauses, particularly that-clauses. Examples of the subjunctive in English are found in the sentences "I suggest that you be careful" and "It is important that she stay by your side."

The subjunctive mood in English is a clause type used in some contexts which describe non-actual possibilities, e.g. "It's crucial that you be here" and "It's crucial that he arrive early." In English, the subjunctive is syntactic rather than inflectional, since there is no specifically subjunctive verb form. Rather, subjunctive clauses recruit the bare form of the verb which is also used in a variety of other constructions.

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Present subjunctive

I
leap 
you
leap 
he/she/it
leap 
we
leap 
you
leap 
they
leap 

Past subjunctive

I
leapt; leaped 
you
leapt; leaped 
he/she/it
leapt; leaped 
we
leapt; leaped 
you
leapt; leaped 
they
leapt; leaped 

Past perfect subjunctive

I
had leapt; leaped 
you
had leapt; leaped 
he/she/it
had leapt; leaped 
we
had leapt; leaped 
you
had leapt; leaped 
they
had leapt; leaped 

Imperativ of the irregular verb [leap]

The imperative mood is a grammatical mood that forms a command or request.

An example of a verb used in the imperative mood is the English phrase "Go." Such imperatives imply a second-person subject (you), but some other languages also have first- and third-person imperatives, with the meaning of "let's (do something)" or "let them (do something)" (the forms may alternatively be called cohortative and jussive).

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Imperativ

I
leap 
you
Let´s leap 
he/she/it
leap 
we
 
you
 
they
 

Participle of the irregular verb [leap]

In linguistics, a participle (ptcp) is a form of nonfinite verb that comprises perfective or continuative grammatical aspects in numerous tenses. A participle also may function as an adjective or an adverb. For example, in "boiled potato", boiled is the past participle of the verb boil, adjectivally modifying the noun potato; in "ran us ragged," ragged is the past participle of the verb rag, adverbially qualifying the verb ran.

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Present participle

I
leaping 
you
 
he/she/it
 
we
 
you
 
they
 

Past participle

I
leapt; leaped 
you
 
he/she/it
 
we
 
you
 
they
 

Phrasal verbs of the irregular verb [leap]

leap about

leap around

leap at

leap out

leap up













Irregular verbs