Irregular verbs

infinitive be bear beat become begin bend bet* bid bind bite bleed blow break breed bring broadcast build burst* bust* buy cast catch choose cling come cost creep cut deal dig dive do draw drink drive eat simple past was/were bore beat became began bent bet bid, bade bound bit bled blew broke bred brought broadcast built burst bust bought cast caught chose clung came cost crept cut dealt dug dived/dove(AE) did drew drank drove ate past participle been borne/born (AE) beaten become begun bent bet bid, bidden bound bitten bled blown broken bred brought broadcast built burst bust bought cast caught chosen clung come cost crept cut dealt dug dived done drawn drunk driven eaten

gotten (AE) given ground gone grown hung had heard hidden hit held hurt kept known laid led left lent let lain lit lost made meant met paid .fall feed feel fight find flee fling fly forbid forecast* forget forsake freeze get give grind go grow hang have hear hide hit hold hurt keep know lay lead leave lend let lie light* lose make mean meet pay fell fed felt fought found fled flung flew forbade. forbad forecast forgot forsook froze got gave ground went grew hung had heard hid hit held hurt kept knew laid led left lent let lay lit lost made meant met paid fallen fed felt fought found fled flung flown forbidden forecast forgotten forsaken frozen got.

spit split proven put quit read rid ridden rung risen run said seen sought sold sent set sewn shaken shorn shed shone shot shown shut sung sunk sat slain slept slid slung slunk slit sown spoken sped spent spun spat.prove* put quit* read rid ride ring rise run say see seek sell send set sew* shake shear* shed shine shoot show* shut sing sink sit slay sleep slide sling slink slit sow speak speed* spend spin spit split proved put quit read rid rode rang rose ran said saw sought sold sent set sewed shook sheared shed shone shot showed shut sang sank sat slew slept slid slung slunk slit sowed spoke sped spent spun spat. spit split .

stunk strode struck strung strove swore swept swelled swam swung took taught tore told thought throve threw thrust trod understood woke wore wove wept wet won wound wrung wrote spread sprung stood stolen stuck stung stunk stridden struck strung striven sworn swept swollen swum swung taken taught torn told thought thrived thrown thrust trodden. but some of the . is to standardize the irregular verbs. and especially in American English. We do not foresee all the irregular verbs ever being standardized. in English. trod understood woken worn woven wept wet won wound wrung written * regular form (+ -ed) also possible. The trend.spread spring stand steal stick sting stink stride strike string strive swear sweep swell* swim swing take teach tear tell think thrive* throw thrust tread understand wake* wear weave weep wet* win wind wring write spread sprang stood stole stuck stung stank.

infinitive burn dream learn Irregular verbs (most common) infinitive to go I go he goes I don't go he doesn't go simple past went I went he went I didn't go he didn't go past participle gone I have gone he has gone I haven't gone he hasn't gone infinitive be I am he is we are beat become simple past was/were I was he was we were beat became past participle been I have been he has been we have been beaten become . The following English irregular verbs are now obsolete and use the standard past and participle forms (-ed).more minor variations in less commonly used words will probably disappear in the next genration or two. infinitive dwell kneel lean mow smell spell spill spoil trust The following verbs use the standard past and participle forms (-ed) in American English.

gotten (AE) given gone grown hung had heard hidden hit held hurt kept .begin bet* blow break bring build burst buy catch choose come cost cut deal do draw drink drive eat fall feed feel fight find fly forget freeze get give go grow hang have hear hide hit hold hurt keep began bet blew broke brought built burst bought caught chose came cost cut dealt did drew drank drove ate fell fed felt fought found flew forgot froze got gave went grew hung had heard hid hit held hurt kept begun bet blown broken brought built burst bought caught chosen come cost cut dealt done drawn drunk driven eaten fallen fed felt fought found flown forgotten frozen got.

know lay lead leave lend let lie light* lose make mean meet pay put read ride ring rise run say see sell send set shake steal shine shoot show* shut sing sink sit sleep slide speak spend spring stand knew laid led left lent let lay lit lost made meant met paid put read rode rang rose ran said saw sold sent set shook stole shone shot showed shut sang sank sat slept slid spoke spent sprang stood known laid led left lent let lain lit lost made meant met paid put read ridden rung risen run said seen sold sent set shaken stolen shone shot shown shut sung sunk sat slept slid spoken spent sprung stood .

is to standardize the irregular verbs. infinitive burn dream learn smell spell simple past burnt dreamt learnt smelt spelt past participle burnt dreamt learnt smelt spelt . and especially in American English. We do not foresee all the irregular verbs ever being standardized. The following English irregular verbs are now obsolete and use the standard past and participle forms (-ed). in English.stick swear sweep swim swing take teach tear tell think throw understand wake* wear weave win write stuck swore swept swam swung took taught tore told thought threw understood woke wore wove won wrote stuck sworn swept swum swung taken taught torn told thought thrown understood woken worn woven won written * regular form (+ -ed) also possible. but some of the more minor variations in less commonly used words will probably disappear in the next genration or two. The trend.