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Irregular Verbs


Below is a list of irregular verbs commonly used in English.

Have, Do, Be
Past Participle
have has, have had had
do do, does did done
be am, is, are was, were been

The following list gives the principal parts of common irregular verbs. Some verbs have more than one correct form for some parts.


Common Irregular Verbs

Base Past Past Participle
awake awoke, awaked awaked, awoken
become became become
bend bent bent
bet bet bet
bid bid bid
bind bound bound
bite bit bitten
blow blew blown
build built built
burst burst burst
buy bought bought
cast cast cast
catch caught caught
cling clung clung
cost cost cost
creep crept crept
cut cut cut
deal dealt dealt
dig dug dug
draw drew drawn
dream dreamed, dreamt dreamed, dreamt
drive drove driven
fall fell fallen
feed fed fed
feel felt felt
fight fought fought
find found found
flee fled fled
fly flew flown
forget forgot forgotten
get got gotten
give gave given
hear heard heard
hide hid hidden
hold held held
hurt hurt hurt
keep kept kept
lay laid laid
lead led led
leave left left
lend lent lent
lie lay lain
lose lost lost
make made made
mean meant meant
meet met met
pay paid paid
prove proved proved, proven
put put put
read read read
rid rid rid
ride rode ridden
rise rose risen
say said said
seek sought sought
sell sold sold
send sent sent
set set set
shake shook shaken
shine shone, shined shone, shined
shoot shot shot
sit sat sat
sleep slept slept
spend spent spent
spin spun spun
stand stood stood
strike struck struck
swear swore sworn
teach taught taught
tell told told
think thought thought
throw threw thrown
understand understood understood







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