Irregular Verbs List

What is Irregular verb?

The Irregular form of Verbs is the verbs whose past simple form and past participle form that does not contain “-ed” or “-d” at the end or in their suffix of that word.

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Irregular Verb List

#1. A

Infinitive (V1)Past Form (V2)Past Participle (V3)
arisearosearisen
awake awokeawoken

#2. B

backslidebackslidbackslidden
bewas/werebeen
bearboreborn/borne
beatbeatbeaten/beat
becomebecamebecome
beginbeganbecome
beginbeganbegun
bendbent bent
betbetbet
bidbid/badebidden
bidbidbid
bindboundbound
bite bitbitten
bleedbledbled
blowblewblown
breakbrokebroken
breedbredbred
bringbroughtbrought
broadcastbroadcastbroadcast
browbeatbrowbeatbrowbeaten
buildbuiltbuilt
burnburnt/
burned
burnt/
burned
burstbustbust
buyboughtbought

#3. C

Castcastcast
catchcaughtcaught
choosechosechosen
clingclungclung
clothecladclad
comecamecome
costcostcost
creepcreptcrept
crossbreedcrossbredcrossbred
cutcutcut

#4. D

daydreamdaydreamtdaydreamt
dealdealtdealt
digdugdug
disprovedisproveddisproven
divedovedived
dodiddone
drawdrewdrawn
dreamdreamtdreamt
drinkdrankdrunk
drivedrovedriven
dwelldweltdwelt

#5. E

eatateeaten

#6. F

fallfellfallen
feedfedfed
feelfeltfelt
fightfoughtfought
findfoundfound
fitfitfit
fleefledfled
flingflungflung
flyflewflew
forbidforbadeforbidden
forecastforecastforecast
foregoforewentforegone
foreseeforesawforegone
foreseeforesawforeseen
foretellforetoldforetold
forgetforgotforgotten
forgiveforgaveforgiven
forsakeforsookforsaken
freezefrozefrozen
frostbitefrostbitfrostbitten

#7. G

getgotgotten
givegavegiven
gowentgone
grindgroundground
growgrewgrown

#8. H

hand-feedhand-fedhand-fed
handwritehandwrotehandwritten
hanghunghung
havehadhad
hearheardheard
hewhewedhewn
hidehidhidden
hithithit
holdheldheld
hurthurthurt

#9. I

inbreedinbredinbred
inlayinlaidinlaid
inputinputinput
interbreedinterbredinterbred
interweaveinterwoveinterwoven
interwindinterwoundinterwound

#10. J

jerry-buildjerry-builtjerry-built

#11. K

keepkeptkept
kneelkneltknelt
knitknitknit
knowknewknown

#12. L

laylaidlaid
leadledled
leaveleftleft
lendlentlent
letletlet
lielaylain
lightlitlit
loselostlost

#13. M

makemademade
meanmeantmeant
meetmetmet
miscastmiscastmiscast
misdealmisdealtmisdealt
misdomisdidmisdone
mishearmisheardmisheard
mislaymislaidmislaid
misleadmisledmisled
mislearnmislearntmislearnt
misreadmisreadmisread
missetmissetmisset
misspeakmisspokemisspoken
misspellmisspelledmisspelled
misspendmisspentmisspent
mistakemistookmisspent
misteachmistaughtmistaught
misunderstandmisunderstoodmisunderstood
miswritemiswrotemiswritten

#14. N

No Irregular Verb start with N

#15. O

offsetoffsetoffset
outbidoutbidoutbid
outbreedoutbredoutbred
outdooutdidoutdone
outdrawoutdrankoutdrank
outdriveoutdroveoutdriven
outfightoutfoughtoutfought
outflyoutflewoutflown
outgrowoutgrewoutgrown
outrideoutrodeoutridden
outrunoutranoutrun
outselloutsoldoutsold
outshootoutshotoutshot
outsingoutsangoutsang
outsitoutsatoutsat
outsleepoutsleptoutslept
outspeakoutspokeoutspoken
outspendoutspentoutspent
outswearoutsworeoutsworn
outswimoutswamoutswum
outthinkoutthoughtoutthought
outthrowoutthrewoutthrown
outwriteoutwroteoutwritten
overbidoverbidoverbid
overbreedoverbredoverbred
overbuildoverbuiltoverbuilt
overbuy overboughtoverbought
overcomeovercameovercome
overdooverdidoverdone
overdrawoverdrewoverdrawn
overdrinkoverdrankoverdrunk
overeatoverateovereaten
overfeedoverfedoverfed
overhangoverhungoverhung
overhearoverheardoverheard
overlayoverlaidoverlaid
overpayoverpaidoverpaid
overrideoverrodeoverridden
overrunoverranoverrun
overseeoversawoverseen
overselloversoldoversold
oversewoversewedoversewn
overshootovershotovershot
oversleepoversleptoverslept
overspeakoverspokeoverspoken
overspendoverspentoverspent
overspilloverspiltoverspilt
overtakeovertookovertaken
overthinkoverthoughtoverthought
overthrowoverthrewoverthrown
overwindoverwoundoverwound
overwriteoverwroteoverwritten

#16. P

partakepartookpartaken
paypaidpaid
pleadpledpled
prebuildprebuiltprebuilt
predopredidpredone
premakepremadepremade
prepayprepaidprepaid
presellpresoldpresold
presetpresetpreset
preshrinkpreshrankpreshrunk
proofreadproofreadproofread
proveprovedproved
putputput

#17. Q

quick-freezequick-frozequick-frozen
quitquitedquited

#18. R

readreadread
reawakereawokereawoken
rebidrebidrebid
rebindreboundrebound
rebroadcastrebroadcastedrebroadcasted
rebuildrebuiltrebuilt
recastrecastrecast
recutrecutrecut
redealredealtredealt
redoredidredone
redrawredrewredrawn
refit (retailor)refittedrefitted
refit (replace parts)refitrefit
regrindregroundreground
regrowregrewregrown
rehangrehungrehung
rehearreheardreheard
reknitreknittedreknitted
relayrelaidrelaid
relay (pass along)relayedrelayed
relearnrelearntrelearnt
relightrelightedrelighted
remakeremaderemade
repayrepaidrepaid
rereadrereadreread
rerunreranrerun
resellresoldresold
resendresentresent
resetresetreset
resewresewedresewn
retakeretookretaken
reteachretaughtretaught
retearretoreretorn
retellretoldretold
rethinkrethoughtrethought
retreadretreadretread
retrofitretrofittedretrofitted
rewakerewokerewoken
rewearreworereworn
reweavereweavedreweaved
rewedreweddedrewedded
rewetrewettedrewetted
rewinrewonrewon
rewindrewoundrewound
rewriterewroterewritten
ridridrid
rideroderidden
ringrangrung
riseroserisen
runranrun

#19. S (irregular verb)

sand-castsand-castsand-cast
sawsawedsawn
saysaidsaid
seesawseen
seeksoughtsought
sellsoldsold
sendsentsent
setsetset
sewsewedsewn
shakeshokeshaken
shaveshavedshaven
shearshearedsheared
shedshedshed
shineshoneshone
shitshittedshitted
shootshotshot
showshowedshown
shrinkshrankshrunk
shutshutshut
sight-readsight-readsight-read
singsangsung
sinksanksunk
sitsatsat
slay (kill)slewslain
slay (amuse)slayedslayed
sleepsleptslept
slidesildslid
sling slungslung
slinkslunkslunk
slitslitslit
smellsmeltsmelt
sneaksnucksnuck
sowsowedsowed
speakspokespoken
speedspedsped
spellspelledspelled
spendspentspent
spillspilledspilled
spinspunspun
spitspitspit
splitsplitsplit
spoilspoiledspoiled
spoon-feedspoon-fedspoon-fed
spreadspreadspread
springsprangsprung
standstoodstood
stealstolestolen
stickstuckstuck
stingstungstung
stinkstankstunk
strewstrewedstrewed
stridestrodestridden
strike (delete)struckstruck
strike (hit)struckstruck
stringstrungstrung
strivestrovestriven
subletsubletsublet
sunburnsunburntsunburnt
swearsworesworn
sweatsweatsweat
sweepsweptswept
swellswolledswollen
swimswamswum

#20. T

taketooktaken
teachtaughttaught
teartoretorn
telecasttelecasttelecast
telltoldtold
test-drivetest-drovetest-driven
test-flytest-flewtest-flown
thinkthoughtthought
throwthrewthrown
thrustthrustthrust
treadtrodtrodden
typecasttypecasttypecast
typesettypesettypeset
typewritetypewrotetypewritten

#21. U

unbendunbentunbent
unbindunboundunbound
underbidunderbidunderbid
undercutundercutundercut
underfeedunderfedunderfed
undergounderwentundergone
underlieunderlayunderlain
undersellundersoldundersold
underspend underspentunderspent
understandunderstoodunderstood
undertakeundertookundertaken
underwriteunderwroteunderwritten
undoundidundone
unfreezeunfrozeunfrozen
unhangunhungunhung
unhideunhidunhidden
unlearnunlearntunlearnt
unsewunsewedunsewn
unslingunslungunslung
unspinunspununspun
unstickunstuckunstuck
unstringunstrungunstrung
unweaveunwoveunwoven
unwindunwoundunwound
upholdupheldupheld
upsetupsetupset

#22. V

vexvextvext

#23. W

wakewokewoken
waylaywaylaidwaylaid
wearworeworn
weavewovewoven
wedwedwed
weepweptwept
wetwetwet
winwonwon
windwoundwound
withdrawwithdrewwithdrawn
withholdwithheldwithheld
withstandwithstoodwithstood
wringwrungwrung
writewrotewritten

#24. X

  • No Irregular Verb start with X

#25. Y

  • No Irregular Verb start with Y

#26. Z

  • No Irregular Verb start with Z
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Frequently People also ask

1. What is the difference between regular verbs and irregular verbs?

  • As of the regular verb forms which have a well-oriented pattern of a word in different forms like –d, –ed; the irregular verb form does not have any plain, well-defined, or anticipated decoration of words.
  • The regular verbs have a plain formation of words in the past simple form and past participle form having “-d or-ed” at the end of the word. Regular verbs follow a typical pattern of a word in its different forms.
  • The irregular verbs that do not contain “-ed” or “-d” at the end or in their suffix of past simple form and past participle form. It follows a distinct pattern of a word in the different forms of a verb.

2. What is irregular verb and its rule?

  • Irregular verbs are generally contained three ways of writing a verb into a different form.
    • First: some irregular verbs are all same in different forms like
simple formpast simplepast participle
hithithit
shutshutshut
putputput
  • some irregular verbs are the same in two forms like (build-built-built), (run-ran-run), (burn-burnt-burnt), (sit-sat-sat), (come came-come), (mean-meant-meant)etc.
  • Third: some irregular verbs having all different words in all three verb forms like (go-went-gone), (eat-ate-eaten),(forget-forgot-forgotten), (do-did-done), (drink-drank-drunk), (see-saw-seen), (drive-drove-driven)etc.

3. How many irregular verbs are there in English?

There are numbers of Irregular verbs in the English Language, out of all, such 200 verbs are normally use, these verbs are meaningful and purposeful in making sentences whose prefixes are in counted form.

Most of the time, irregular verbs affect the verb forms in past participle and past simple form respectively.

Examples and Exercises

1. Examples of Irregular verbs are in sentences

  1. I will meet with my buddies if they cross their limits.
  2. The airplane requires fuel to fly into the sky.
  3. The principal took all the responsibility for his education.
  4. I paid for her shopping bills too.
  5. I had driven a sports car in Los Angeles.
  6. My father had cut many trees from this forest.

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2. Exercise of Irregular verbs: Complete the sentences, Use the base form (1st form)

  1. She is trying to __________ (hidden) something from me.
  2. You have to __________ (held) her hands to propose to her on the valentines day.
  3. She wants to __________ (met) me right now.
  4. I usually use this box to __________ (kept) my important documents safe here.
  5. He needs to __________ (sold) his bike for the urge of money.
  6. They will __________ (spoken) to the principal for the organization of the event.

Ans: 6) speak 5) sell 4) keep 3) met 2) hold 1) hide

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