Example sentences for: participle

How can you use “participle” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There is a whole class of Italian surnames that were given to foundlings, including variations of Trovato (trovato past participle of trovare to find; trovatello foundling), Proietto (proietto ejected or rejected), Innocenti , and Nocenti (given to all children taken into Florence's Spedale degli Innocenti orphanage; the name was also given to those who were innocent of evil, or simple-minded), Ignoto ( ignoto unknown), and Esposito or Sposito (esposto exposed), which de Felice has found to be the most common name in Naples.

  • The same can be said of certain other of Pepys's locutions, for example the past participle gotten instead of got: “..

  • The verb get has two distinct variants between British and American uses as a past participle.

  • What about byvshii having been and budushchii , the future participle of the Russian verb for to be?

  • We would say, for example, that gone in He has gone is a past participle but an adjective in He is gone (if only because English does not use the verb to be as an auxiliary, the way French does); alleged in it was alleged is clearly a past participle, but in the alleged culprit it is an adjective.


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