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Irregular verbs

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This page helps you to learn irregular verbs.

Irregular verbs are the verbs which do not follow the rules as regular verbs follow.

The chart below helps you to know the verb forms in the present tense, past tense and its past participle.

Infinite verb Past tense Past / Passive participle
be was / were been
arise arose arisen
awake awoke awoke
bear bore born
beat beat beaten
become became become
begin began begun
bend bent bent
bet bet bet
bid bade bidden
bind bound bound
bite bit bitten
bleed bled bled
blow blew blown
break broke broken
bring brought brought
broadcast broadcast broadcast
build built built
burn burnt burnt
burst burst burst
buy bought bought
cast cast cast
catch caught caught
chide chide chide
choose chose chosen
cling clung clung
come came come
cost cost cost
creep crept crept
cut cut cut
break broke broken
breed bred bred
deal dealt dealt
dig dug dug
do did done
draw drew drawn
dream dreamt dreamt
drink drank drunk
drive drove driven
dwell dwelt dwelt
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
feed fed fed
feel felt felt
fight fought fought
find found found
flee fled fled
fling flung flung
fly flew flown
forbid forbade forbidden
forget forgot forgotten
forgive forgave forgiven
forsake forsook forsaken
freeze froze frozen
get got got
give gave given
go went gone
grind ground ground
grow grew grown
hang hung hung
have had had
hear heard heard
hit hit hit
keep kept kept
kneel knelt knelt
know knew known
lay laid laid
lead led led
lean leant leant
learn learn learnt
lend lent lent
let let let
lie lay lain
light lit lit
lose lost lost
make made made
mean meant meant
meet met met
mislead misled misled
mistake mistook mistaken
put put put
quit quit quit
read read read
rid rid rid
ride rode ridden
ring rang rung
rise rose risen
run ran run
say said said
see saw seen
seek sought sought
sell sold sold
send sent sent
set set set
sew sewed sawn
shut shut shut
hold held held
hurt hurt hurt
shake shook shaken
shave shaved shaven
shed shed shed
shine shone shone
shoot shot shot
show showed shown
shrink shrank shrunk
shut shut shut
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk
sit sat sat
slay slew slain
sleep slept slept
slide slid slid
slink slunk slunk
smell smelt smelt
sow sowed sown
speak spoke spoken
speed sped sped
spell spelt spelt
spend spent spent
spill spilt spilt
spin span spun
spit spat spat
split split split
spoil spoiled spoiled
spread spread spread
spring sprang sprang
stand stood stood
steal stole stolen
stick stuck stuck
string strung strung
strive strove striven
swear swore sworn
sweep swept swept
swell swelled swollen
swim swam swum
swing swung swung
take took taken
teach taught taught
tell told told
think thought thought
thrive throve thriven
throw threw thrown
thrust thrust thrust
understand understood understood
wake woke woken
wear wore worn
weave wove woven
weep wept wept
win won won
withdraw withdrew withdrawn
write wrote written
work worked worked

NOTE: Irregular verbs that end in -sh or -ch add -es in the present third-person singular.

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