Learn how to conjugate the English verb contain with the below conjugation table. To listen to the audio pronunciation for each conjugation, simply click on the speaker icon next to the conjugated tense. To practice and test yourself on the English verb contain, first add it to your verb list by clicking on the Add to My Verbs button above.

Indicative

Present simple

  • I contain
  • you contain
  • he contains
  • we contain
  • you contain
  • they contain

Past simple

  • I contained
  • you contained
  • he contained
  • we contained
  • you contained
  • they contained

Future

  • I will contain
  • you will contain
  • he will contain
  • we will contain
  • you will contain
  • they will contain

Present continuous

  • I am containing
  • you are containing
  • he is containing
  • we are containing
  • you are containing
  • they are containing

Past continuous

  • I was containing
  • you were containing
  • he was containing
  • we were containing
  • you were containing
  • they were containing

Future continuous

  • I will be containing
  • you will be containing
  • he will be containing
  • we will be containing
  • you will be containing
  • they will be containing

Present perfect

  • I have contained
  • you have contained
  • he has contained
  • we have contained
  • you have contained
  • they have contained

Pluperfect

  • I had contained
  • you had contained
  • he had contained
  • we had contained
  • you had contained
  • they had contained

Future perfect

  • I will have contained
  • you will have contained
  • he will have contained
  • we will have contained
  • you will have contained
  • they will have contained

Present perfect continuous

  • I have been containing
  • you have been containing
  • he has been containing
  • we have been containing
  • you have been containing
  • they have been containing

Pluperfect continuous

  • I had been containing
  • you had been containing
  • he had been containing
  • we had been containing
  • you had been containing
  • they had been containing

Future perfect continuous

  • I will have been containing
  • you will have been containing
  • he will have been containing
  • we will have been containing
  • you will have been containing
  • they will have been containing

Subjunctive

  • I would contain
  • you would contain
  • he would contain
  • we would contain
  • you would contain
  • they would contain

  • I would be containing
  • you would be containing
  • he would be containing
  • we would be containing
  • you would be containing
  • they would be containing

  • I would have contained
  • you would have contained
  • he would have contained
  • we would have contained
  • you would have contained
  • they would have contained

  • I would have been containing
  • you would have been containing
  • he would have been containing
  • we would have been containing
  • you would have been containing
  • they would have been containing

Imperative

Affirmative

  • (you) contain
  • (we) Let's contain
  • (you) contain

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