Learn how to conjugate the irregular English verb tear 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 tear, first add it to your verb list by clicking on the Add to My Verbs button above.

Indicative

Present simple

  • I tear
  • you tear
  • he tears
  • we tear
  • you tear
  • they tear

Past simple

  • I tore
  • you tore
  • he tore
  • we tore
  • you tore
  • they tore

Future

  • I will tear
  • you will tear
  • he will tear
  • we will tear
  • you will tear
  • they will tear

Present continuous

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

Past continuous

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

Future continuous

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

Present perfect

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

Pluperfect

  • I had torn
  • you had torn
  • he had torn
  • we had torn
  • you had torn
  • they had torn

Future perfect

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

Present perfect continuous

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

Pluperfect continuous

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

Future perfect continuous

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

Subjunctive

  • I would tear
  • you would tear
  • he would tear
  • we would tear
  • you would tear
  • they would tear

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

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

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

Imperative

Affirmative

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

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