Conjugates most common english verbs for all persons in present and past tense (active diathesis, indicative mood). Standard and exceptional spelling rules are obeyed.
>> Verbs::Conjugator.conjugate :be, :tense => :past, :person => :second, :plurality => :singular, :aspect => :perfective => :were >> 'be nice'.verb.conjugate :subject => 'Matz' => "Matz is nice" >> :sleep.verb.conjugate :tense => :future, :person => :first, :plurality => :singular, :aspect => :progressive, :subject => true => :"I will be sleeping"
The gem is hosted at gemcutter.org/gems/verbs
gem install verbs
This library takes a rather strict view of English verb conjugation.
One of :past, :present, or :future. Defaults to :present.
One of :first, :second, or :third. Defaults to :third.
Either :singular or :plural. Defaults to :singular.
One of :habitual, :perfect, :perfective, :progressive, or :prospective. Defaults to :habitual.
See below for a guide to verb aspect.
Set this to a string to prepend the conjugated verb with it. When set to true, a standard personal pronoun will be used.
Tense/aspect quick reference
EXAMPLE TENSE ASPECT I usually accepted past habitual I had accepted past perfect I accepted past perfective I was accepting past progressive I was about to accept past prospective I accept present habitual I have accepted present perfect I am having accepted present perfective I am accepting present progressive I am about to accept present prospective I will accept future habitual I will have accepted future perfect I will be having accepted future perfective I will be accepting future progressive I will be about to accept future prospective
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