Why is go singular

German verb forms


in the main clause

Present:

in the subordinate clause

I gowhen I goyou gowhen you gohe goeswhen he goeswe gowhen we goyou gowhen you goyou goif you go
Preterite: I walkedwhen I was leavingyou wentwhen you lefthe wentwhen he leftwe wentwhen we leftyou wentwhen you leftthey wentwhen they left
Perfect: I wentwhen I wentyou're gonewhen you were goneHe is gonewhen he leftwe wentwhen we leftyou leftwhen you leftthey leftwhen they left
Past continuous: I had gonewhen i leftyou were gonewhen you lefthe had gonewhen he leftwe were gonewhen we leftyou were gonewhen you leftthey were gonewhen they left
Future I: I will gowhen i will goyou will gowhen you will gohe will gowhen he will gowe will gowhen we will goyou will gowhen you will gothey will gowhen they will go
Future II: I'll be gonewhen i'm goneyou will be gonewhen you'll be gonehe will be gonewhen he's gonewe'll be gonewhen we're goneyou will be gonewhen you will be gonethey will be gonewhen they'll be gone
Subjunctive I: I goas if i'm goingyou goas if you are leavinghe goas if he were goingwe goas if we're goingyou goas if you are goingyou goas if they are going
Future: i goas if i were goingyou wentas if you were leavinghe would goas if he were leavingwe wentas if we were goingyou wentas if you were leavingthey wentas if they were leaving