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Verbs: Irregular Verbs

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Do Form
  Did Form   Done Form
Primary Verbs
  was/were   been
  did   done


  came   come
  got   got
  went   gone
  gave   given
Key know   knew   known
Verbs make   made   made
  meant   meant
  said   said
  see   saw   seen
  take   took   taken
  thought   thought
A-Z The most useful verbs are highlighted in bold.
  bore   bourne
  beat   beaten
become   became   become
beget   begat   begotten
begin   began   begun
  bend   bent   bent
  bet   bet
  bid   bade, bid   bid, bidden
  bind   bound   bound
  bite   bit   bitten
  bleed   bled   bled
  blow   blew   blown
  break   broke   broken
  breed   bred   bred
  bring   brought   brought
  broadcast   broadcast   broadcast
  build   built   built
  burn   burnt (burned)   burnt (burned)
  burst   burst   burst
  buy   bought   bought
  cast   cast   cast
  catch   caught   caught
  choose   chose   chosen
  cling   clung   clung
  come   came   come
  cost   cost   cost
  creep   crept   crept
  cut   cut   cut
  deal   dealt   dealt
  dig   dug   dug
  do   did   done
  draw   drew   drawn
  dream   dreamt (dreamed)   dreamt (dreamed)
  drink   drank   drunk
  drive   drove   driven
  dwell   dwelt (dwelled)   dwelt (dwelled)
  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   forbad, forbade   forbidden
  forecast   forecast   forecast
  foresee   foresaw   forseen
  foretell   foretold   foretold
  forget   forgot   forgotten
  forgive   forgave   foregiven
  freeze   froze   frozen
  get   got   got (BrE), gotten (AmE)
  give   gave   given
  go   went   gone
  grind   ground   ground
  grow   grew   grown
  hang   hung   hung
  have   had   had
  hear   heard   heard
  hide   hid   hidden
  hit   hit   hit
  hold   hold   hold
  hurt   hurt   hurt
  keep   kept   kept
  kneel   knelt   knelt
  knit   knit (knitted)   knit (knitted)
  know   knew   known
  lay   laid   laid
  lead   led   led
  lean   leant (leaned)   leant (leaned)
  leap   leapt (leaped)   leapt (leaped)
  learn   learnt (learned)   learnt (learned)
  leave   left   left
  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   mistook
  misunderstand   misunderstood   misunderstood
  mow   mowed   mown (mowed)
  overcome   overcame   overcome
  ovderdo   overdid   overdone
  override   overrode   overridden
  overrun   overran   overrun
  oversee   oversaw   overseen
  overtake   overtake   overtaken
  overthrow   overthrew   overthrown
  partake   partook   partaken
  pay   paid   paid
  prove   prove   proven (proved)
  put   put   put
  quit   quit (quitted)   quit (quitted)
  read   read   read
  rid   rid (ridded)   rid (ridded)
  ride   rode   ridden
  ring   rang   rung
  rise   rose   risen
  run   ran   run
  saw   sawed   sawn (sawed)
  say   said   said
  see   saw   seen
  seek   sought   sought
  sell   sold   sold
  send   sent   sent
  set   set   set
  sew   sewed   sown
  shake   shook   shaken
  shed   shed   shed
  shine   shone   shone
  shoe   shod   shod
  shoot   shot   shot
  show   showed   shown
  shrink   shrank   shrunk
  shut   shut   shut
  sing   sang   sung
  sink   sank   sunk
  sit   sat   sat
  sleep   slept   slept
  slide   slid   slid
  sling   slung   slung
  slink   slunk   slunk
  slit   slit   slit
  smell   smelt   smelt
  sow   sowed   sown
  speak   spoke   spoken
  speed   sped (speeded)   sped (speeded)
  spell   spelt (spelled)   spelt (spelled)
  spend   spent   spent
  spill   spilt (spilled)   spilt (spilled)
  spin   span, spun   spun
  spit   spat, spit   spat, spit
  split   split   split
  spoil   spolit (spoiled)   spoilt (spoiled)
  spread   spread   spread
  spring   sprang   sprung
  stand   stood   stood
  steal   stole   stolen
  stick   stuck   stuck
  sting   stung   stung
  stink   stank   stunk
  stride   strode   stridden, strode
  strike   struck   struck
  string   strung   strung
  strive   strove   striven
  swear   swore   sworn
  sweep   swept   swept
  swell   swelled   swolled (swelled)
  swim   swam   swum
  swing   swung   swung
  take   took   taken
  teach   taught   taught
  tear   tore   torn
  tell   told   told
  think   thought   thought
  throw   threw   thrown
  thrust   thrust   thrust
  tread   trod   trod
  undergo   underwent   undergone
  understand   understood   understood
  undertake   undertook   undertaken
  undo   undid   undone
  uphold   upheld   upheld
  upset   upset   upset
  wake   woke   woken
  wear   wore   worn
  weave   wove   woven
  wed   wed (wedded)   wed (wedded)
  weep   wept   wept
  win   won   won
  wind   wound   wound
  withdraw   withdrew   withdrew
  withhold   withheld   withheld
  withstand   withstood   withstood
  wring   wrung   wrung
  write   wrote   written


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