verb forms used with I and you (hidden)


Why is the verb form like used with the pronouns I and you rather than the verb form likes?

asked Sep 04 '12 at 01:15 Lisa Walker New member

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 I and you are  always used with plural verbs.

I am/I was/I will.  Only in conditionals, we use If I were.....


"Likes"  "S" stands for singular.   It is always used with "He/She/It". I do not know the other reasons as to why "likes" cannot be used with "I" and "You".

link comment edited Sep 04 '12 at 05:27 sanjay Expert

I found "I" to be special in this case.

In Present specifically other than singular 'is' and plural 'are', it is "I am".

While in perfect tense it is plural "I have' and Simple tense "I like".

In past singular, "I was"


The pronoun "You" is always treated to be plural.

link comment answered Sep 04 '12 at 08:29 Rahul Gupta Expert

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