swam vs swum :

swam or swum

The regular past tense of “swim” is “swam”: “I swam to the island.” However, when the word is preceded by a helping verb, it changes to “swum”: “I’ve swum to the island every day.” The “’ve” stands for “have,” a helping verb.

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  • Triathletes swim, bike and run through Rocket City
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --  Hundreds of triathletes swam, cycled and ran trough southwest Huntsville Saturday morning during the 33rd annual Huntsville Sprint Triathlon in the annual event held around Brahan Spring Park.The swim, the first event,  was 8x50 meter lengths of the...
    June 22, 2013 - The Huntsville Times
  • Cat and owner swim for their lives in Canada flood
    Photographer Jordan Verlage captured a dramatic sequence of photos Thursday as a river in Alberta overflowed its banks, submerging a truck as its driver — and his cat — swam for their lives.Don Patterson of the Okotoks Western Wheel reports:High River resident Kevan Yeats was driving his truck through water on Fifth Avenue. He misjudged how much water was on the road."The truck started to float ...
    June 22, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Trio leads the way in Dalton swim victory
    The Dalton Dolphins swam to a 369-363 road win against Tennessee’s Ooltewah on Thursday night in Chattanooga Area Swim League Blue Division competition.
    June 21, 2013 - The Dalton Daily Citizen

  • H.S. Girls Swimming: Ridgewood freshman competes in Manhattan marathon
    Charlotte Samuels, 15, already has swum in one leg of the "Triple Crown of swimming".
    June 28, 2013 - The Record
  • MJCC Summer Quadrathon Swim Meet
    This meet is held under sanction of USA Swimming and Connecticut Swimming. It is open to all USA Swimming athletes and clubs. The meet will be swum as timed finals. All athletes must be current athlete members of USA Swimming. Each swimmer may be enter a maximum of 4 events. Electronic entries: $8.00 for individual events. Manual entries: $12.00 for individual events. Entry deadline is May 30 ...
    June 7, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
  • OMNI June Meet Age Group Qualifier
    This meet is held under sanction of USA Swimming and Connecticut Swimming and open to all USA Swimming athletes and clubs. The meet will be swum as Timed-final. All athletes must be current athlete members of USA Swimming. Electronic entry fee is $6. Manual entries: $20. Entry deadline is May 31, 2013. The meet will not be scored. Awards will not be presented. This meet is held under sanction of ...
    June 6, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh