List of the main irregular verbs in English

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Group
arise arose arisen 3
awake awoke, awaked awoken 3
be was been 3
bear bore borne 3
beat beat beaten 2
become became become 2
befall befell befallen 3
beget begot begotten 3
begin began begun 3
behold beheld beheld 2
bend bent bent 2
bereave bereaved bereft 3
beseech besought besought 2
bestride bestrode bestridden 3
bet bet, betted bet, betted 2
bid bade bidden 3
bid bid bid 1
bind bound bound 2
bite bit bitten 3
bleed bled bled 2
blow blew blown 3
blow blew blown 3
break broke broken 3
breed bred bred 2
bring brought brought 2
broadcast broadcast broadcast 3
build built built 2
burn burnt, burned burnt, burned 2
burst burst burst 3
buy bought bought 2
cast cast cast 3
catch caught caught 2
choose chose chosen 3
cling clung clung 2
come came come 2
cost cost cost 3
creep crept crept 2
cut cut cut 1
dare dared dared 2
deal dealt dealt 2
dig dug dug 2
dive dived dived 2
do did done 3
draw drew drawn 3
dream dreamt dreamt 2
drink drank drunk 3
drive drove driven 3
dwell dwelt,dwelled dwelt,dwelled 2
eat ate eaten 3
fall fell fallen 3
feed fed fed 2
feel felt felt 2
fight fought fought 2
find found found 2
fit fit, fitted fit, fitted 2
flee fled fled 2
fling flung flung 2
fly flew flown 3
forbear forbore forborne 3
forbid forbade forbidden 3
forget forgot forgotten 3
forgive forgave forgiven 3
forsake forsook forsaken 3
freeze froze frozen 3
get got got 2
gild gilt, gilded gilt, gilded 2
gird girt, girded girt, girded 2
give gave given 3
go went gone 3
grind ground ground 2
grow grew grown 3
hang hung hung 2
have had had 2
hear heard heard 2
hide hid hidden 3
hit hit hit 1
hold held held 2
hurt hurt hurt 1
keep kept kept 2
kneel knelt knelt 2
know knew known 3
lay laid laid 2
lead led led 2
leap leapt, leaped leapt, leaped 2
learn learnt learnt 2
leave left left 2
lend lent lent 2
let let let 1
lie lay lain 3
light lit lit 2
lose lost lost 2
make made made 2
mean meant meant 2
meet met met 2
melt melted melted, molten 3
mow mowed mown, mowed 3
pay paid paid 2
plead pled, pleaded pled, pleaded 2
put put put 1
quit quit quit 1
read read read 1
rend rent rent 2
rid rid rid 1
ride rode ridden 3
ring rang rung 3
rise rose risen 3
rise rose risen 3
run ran run 2
say said said 2
see saw seen 3
seek sought sought 2
sell sold sold 2
send sent sent 2
sew sewed sewn 3
shake shook shaken 3
shear sheared shorn, sheared 3
shed shed shed 3
shine shone shone 2
shoe shod, shoed shone 3
shoot shot shone 3
show showed shown 3
shrink shrank shrunk 3
shut shut shut 1
sing sang sung 3
sink sank sunk 3
sit sat sat 2
sleep slept slept 2
slide slid slid 2
sling slung slung 2
slink slunk slunk 2
slit slit slit 3
smell smelt smelt 2
smite smote smitten 3
sneak snuck, sneaked snuck, sneaked 2
speak spoke spoken 3
speed sped, speeded sped, speeded 2
spell spelt spelt 2
spend spent spent 2
spill spilt spilt 2
spin spun spun 2
spit spat spat 2
split split split 1
spoil spoilt, spoiled spoilt, spoiled 2
spread spread spread 1
spring sprang sprung 3
stand stood stood 2
steal stole stoloen 3
stick stuck stuck 2
sting stung stung 2
stride strode stridden 3
strike struck struck 2
swear swore sworn 3
sweep swept swept 2
swim swam swum 3
swing swung swung 2
take took taken 3
teach taught taught 2
tear tore torn 3
tell told told 2
think thought thought 2
throw threw thrown 3
thrust thrust thrust 1
tread trod trodden 3
tread trod trodden 3
undergo underwent undergone 3
understand understood understood 2
undertake undertook undertaken 3
wake woke woken 3
wear wore worn 3
weave wove woven 3
weep wept wept 2
wet wet, wetted wet, wetted 2
win won won 2
wind wound wound 2
withdraw withdrew withdraw 2
wring wrung wrung 2
write wrote written 3

 

  1. Mike RUNS every day
  2. Mike RAN last Saturday.
  3. Mike HAS RUN since he was a boy.

 


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