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ANFANGEN: Conjugated in All Tenses

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The German verb anfangen conjugated in all its tenses and moods

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ANFANGEN
Simple Past Tense - Imperfekt

DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich fing an I began/started
du fingst an you began/started
er fing an
sie fing an
es fing an
he began/started
she began/started
it began/started
PLURAL
wir fingen an we began/started
ihr fingt an you (guys) began/started
sie fingen an they began/started
Sie fingen an you began/started

ANFANGEN
Compound Past Tense (Pres. Perfect) - Perfekt

DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich habe angefangen I have begun/started
I began/started
du hast angefangen you have begun/started
you began/started
er hat angefangen
 
sie hat angefangen
 
es hat angefangen
he has begun/started
he began/started
she has begun/started
she began/started
it has begun/started
it began/started
PLURAL
wir haben angefangen we have begun/started
we began/started
ihr habt angefangen you (guys) have begun/started
you began/started
sie haben angefangen they have begun/started
they began/started
Sie haben angefangen you have begun/started
you began/started

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ANFANGEN
Past Perfect Tense - Plusquamperfekt

DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich hatte angefangen I had begun/started
du hattest angefangen you had begun/started
er hatte angefangen
sie hatte angefangen
es hatte angefangen
he had begun/started
she had begun/started
it had begun/started
PLURAL
wir hatten angefangen we had begun/started
ihr hattet angefangen you (guys) had begun/started
sie hatten angefangen they had begun/started
Sie hatten angefangen you had begun/started
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