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The following is a list of irregular verbs. Irregular verbs are unlike other verbs because they change form when used in the past tense. Verbs such as run eat becomes ran and ate. Regular verbs, on the other hand, ad ~d or ~ed to form their past tense. It's important for you to learn the irregular verbs in English in order to avoid adding ~ed to the end of irregular verbs and coming up with words such as runed or eated.

Study these verbs and learn how to talk about events that happened in the past. To hear the pronunciation, use this link.

[View Irregular Verbs List]

Present Past Past Participle
am/is/arewas/werebeen
bear (carry) boreborne
beginbeganbegun
bid (command)badebidden
bid (offer)bidbid
bitebit bitten
blowblew blown
breakbrokebroken
bringbrought brought
burstburstburst
buy boughtbought
catchcaughtcaught
choosechosechosen
comecamecome
costcostcost
do did done
drawdrewdrawn
drivedrovedriven
eat ateeaten
fallfellfallen
fightfoughtfought
fleefledfled
fly flew flown
forget forgot forgotten
freezefrozefrozen
get gotgot (or getting gotten)
give gave given
gowentgone
grow grewgrown
hang (put to death)hangedhanged
hang (suspend)hunghung
have/has hadhad
hidehidhidden
knowknewknown
lay (put)laid laid
leave left left
lend lentlent
lie (rest) lay lain
pay paid paid
rideroderidden
ringrangrung
rise roserisen
runranrun
seesaw seen
set set set
shake shook shaken
singsangsung
sitsatsat
speak spoke spoken
stealstolestolen
strike struck struck
swimswamswum
take tooktaken
teartoretorn
throwthrewthrown
wearwore worn
write wrote written
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