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Indicative

Present simple

  • I defend
  • you defend
  • he defends
  • we defend
  • you defend
  • they defend

Past simple

  • I defended
  • you defended
  • he defended
  • we defended
  • you defended
  • they defended

Future

  • I will defend
  • you will defend
  • he will defend
  • we will defend
  • you will defend
  • they will defend

Present continuous

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

Past continuous

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

Future continuous

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

Present perfect

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

Pluperfect

  • I had defended
  • you had defended
  • he had defended
  • we had defended
  • you had defended
  • they had defended

Future perfect

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

Present perfect continuous

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

Pluperfect continuous

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

Future perfect continuous

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

Subjunctive

  • I would defend
  • you would defend
  • he would defend
  • we would defend
  • you would defend
  • they would defend

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

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

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

Imperative

Affirmative

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

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