English Vocabulary tips & definition with Gymglish.
Improve your English and try our online English lessons for free.

Free with no obligation to buy.


to bleed: to lose blood, the red vital liquid (often through a cut in the skin)
Help, my finger is bleeding! There's red blood everywhere!

This is an irregular verb:
I bleed / I bled / I have bled
blood: red liquid that is sent around the body by the heart
The verb "to bleed" is almost always used in the present progressive form to indicate that someone is in the act of bleeding. We rarely use the present simple tense to express this action.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Oh no, your head is bleeding!
US: Yes, it bled like that all last week. It's nothing serious.

Going deeper...

Still having difficulties with 'Bleed' Test our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment!

Do you have smart way of remembering this rule? A tip to avoid making a mistake on 'Bleed'?
Share it with us!