What is the past tense of eager?

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What is the past tense of eager?

Past Tense:

There are actually several past tenses in English. The most common is the simple past tense, also known as the preterite. Two others are the past perfect and the pluperfect.

Answer and Explanation:

There is no past tense of eager since eager is an adjective. Only a verb can have a past tense. However, you can use the adverbial equivalent of eager...

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