Conjugations of the verb”to go”

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VERB FORM: go/goes
RULE: For events that always repeat, use the Simple Present.
To go (Present Simple)

PERSON
SINGULAR
PLURAL
1st person
I go We go
2nd person
You go You go
3rd person
He goes, she goes, it goes They go


VERB FORM: am/is/are going
RULE: To talk about an event in progress, use the Present Progressive.
To go (Present Progressive)

PERSON
SINGULAR
PLURAL
1st person
I am going We are going
2nd person
You are going You have gone
3rd person
He is going, she is going, it is going They are going


VERB FORM: have gone/haven’t gone
RULE: To talk about a recent experience, use the Present Perfect.
To go (Present Perfect)

PERSON
SINGULAR
PLURAL
1st person
I have gone We have gone
2nd person
You have gone You have gone
3rd person
He has gone, she has gone, it has gone They have gone



To go (Present Perfect Negative)

PERSON
SINGULAR
PLURAL
1st person
I haven’t gone We haven’t gone
2nd person
You haven’t gone You haven’t gone
3rd person
He hasn’t gone, she hasn’t gone, it hasn’t gone They haven’t gone


VERB FORM: went/didn’t go
RULE: To talk about a past event, use the Simple Past.
To go (Simple Past)

PERSON
SINGULAR
PLURAL
1st person
I went We went
2nd person
You went You went
3rd person
He went, she went, it went They went



To go (Simple Past Negative)

PERSON
SINGULAR
PLURAL
1st person
I didn’t go We didn’t go
2nd person
You didn’t go You didn’t go
3rd person
He didn’t go , she didn’t go , it didn’t go They didn’t go


VERB FORM: will go
RULE: To talk about a future event, use the Simple Future.
To go (Simple Future)

PERSON
SINGULAR
PLURAL
1st person
I will go We will go
2nd person
You will go You will go
3rd person
He will go, she will go, it will go They will go


VERB FORM: to go
RULE: Use an infinitive form after the verb want.
Want To go (Infinitive)

PERSON
SINGULAR
PLURAL
1st person
I want
To go
We want
To go
2nd person
You want
To go
You want
To go
3rd person
He wants
To go , she wants
To go , it wants
To go
They want
To go


VERB FORM: going
RULE: Use an gerund form after a preposition.
Think about going (Infinitive)

PERSON
SINGULAR
PLURAL
1st person
I think about going We think about going
2nd person
You think about going You think about going
3rd person
He thinks about going, she thinks about going , it thinks about going They think about going
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