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ESSEN: Conjugated in All Tenses

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The German verb essen conjugated in all its tenses and moods

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ESSEN
Simple Past Tense - Imperfekt

DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich aß I ate
du aßt you ate
er aß
sie aß
es aß
he ate
she ate
it ate
PLURAL
wir aßen we ate
ihr aßt you (guys) ate
sie aßen they ate
Sie aßen you ate

ESSEN
Compound Past Tense (Pres. Perfect) - Perfekt

DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich habe gegessen I ate/have eaten
du hast gegessen you ate/have eaten
er hat gegessen
sie hat gegessen
es hat gegessen
he ate/has eaten
she ate/has eaten
it ate/has eaten
PLURAL
wir haben gegessen we ate/have eaten
ihr habt gegessen you (guys) ate
have eaten
sie haben gegessen they ate/have eaten
Sie haben gegessen you ate/have eaten
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ESSEN
Past Perfect Tense - Plusquamperfekt

DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich hatte gegessen I had eaten
du hattest gegessen you (fam.) had eaten
er hatte gegessen
sie hatte gegessen
es hatte gegessen
he had eaten
she had eaten
it had eaten
PLURAL
wir hatten gegessen we had eaten
ihr hattet gegessen you (guys) had eaten
sie hatten gegessen they had eaten
Sie hatten gegessen you had eaten
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