Irregular Verbs

 

If you are a student of English as a second language you may find that irregular verbs can be a stumbling block. Here is a complete table of English irregular verbs for your reference.

 
 
INFINITIVE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE
abide abode, abided abode, abided
arise arose arisen
awake awoke awoken
be was been
bear bore born
beat beat beaten
become became become
befall befell befallen
beget begot begotten
begin began begun
behold beheld beheld
bend bent bent
bereave bereaved, bereft bereaved. bereft
beseech besought besought
beset beset beset
bet bet, betted bet, betted
betake betook betaken
bethink bethought bethought
bid bade, bid bidden
bind bound bound
bite bit bitten
bleed bled bled
blend blended, blent blended, blent
bless blessed, blest blessed, blest
blow blew blown
break broke broken
breed bred bred
bring brought brought
broadcast broadcast, broadcasted broadcast, broadcasted
build built built
burn burnt, burned burnt, burned
burst burst burst
buy bought bought
cast cast cast
catch caught caught
chide chided, chid chided, chidden
choose chose chosen
cleave clove, cleft cloven, cleft
cling clung clung
clothe clothed, clad clothed, clad
come came come
cost cost cost
creep crept crept
crow cowed, crew crowed
cut cut cut
dare dared, durst dared
deal dealt dealt
dig dug dug
dive dived; (US) dove dived
do did done
draw drew drawn
dream dreamt, dreamed dreamt, dreamed
drink drank drunk
drive drove driven
dwell dwelt dwelt
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
feed fed fed
feel felt felt
fight fought fought
find found found
flee fled fled
fling flung flung
fly flew flown
forbear forbore forborne
forbid forbade, forbad forbidden
forecast forecast, forcasted forecast, forecasted
foreknow foreknew foreknown
foresee foresaw foreseen
foretell foretold foretold
forget forgot forgotten
forgive forgave forgiven
forsake forsook forsaken
forswear forswore forsworn
freeze froze frozen
gainsay gainsaid gainsaid
get got got; (US) gotten
gild gilded, gilt gilded, gilt
gird girded, girt girded, girt
give gave given
go went gone
grave graved graven, graved
grind ground ground
grow grew grown
hamstring hamstringed, hamstrung hamstringed, hamstrung
hang hung, hanged hung, hanged
have had had
hear heard heard
heave heaved, hove heaved, hove
hew hewed hewed, hewn
hide hid hidden
hit hit hit
hold held held
hurt hurt hurt
inlay inlaid inlaid
keep kept kept
kneel knelt knelt
knit knitted, knit knitted, knit
know knew known
lade laded laden
lay laid laid
lead led led
lean leant, leaned leant, leaned
leap leapt, leaped leapt, leaped
learn learnt, learned learnt, learned
leave left left
lend lent lent
let let let
lie lay lain
light lit, lighted lit, lighted
lose lost lost
make made made
mean meant meant
meet met met
melt melted melted, molten
miscast miscast miscast
misdeal misdealt misdealt
misgive misgave misgiven
mislay mislaid mislaid
mislead misled misled
misspell misspelt misspelt
misspend misspent misspent
mistake mistook mistaken
misunderstand misunderstood misunderstood
mow mowed mown; (US) mowed
outbid outbid outbid
outdo outdid outdone
outgo outwent outdone
outgrow outgrew outgrown
outride outrode outridden
outrun outran outrun
outshine outshone outshone
overbear overbore overborne
overcast overcast overcast
overcome overcame overcome
overdo overdid overdone
overhang overhung overhung
overhear overheard overheard
overlay overlaid overlaid
overleap overleapt, overleaped overleapt, overleaped
overlie overlay overlain
override overrode overridden
overrun overran overrun
oversee oversaw overseen
overshoot overshot overshot
oversleep overslept overslept
overtake overtook overtaken
overthrow overthrew overthrown
partake partook partaken
pay paid paid
prove proved proved, proven
put put put
quit quitted, quit quitted, quit
read read read
rebind rebound rebound
rebuild rebuilt rebuilt
recast recast recast
redo redid redone
relay relaid relaid
remake remade remade
rend rent rent
repay repaid repaid
rerun reran rerun
reset reset reset
retell retold retold
rewrite rewrote rewritten
rid rid, ridded rid, ridded
ride rode ridden
ring rang rung
rise rose ridden
rive rived riven, rived
run ran run
saw sawed sawn, sawed
say said said
see saw seen
seek sought sought
sell sold sold
send sent sent
set set set
sew sewed sewn, sowed
shake shook shaken
shave shaved shaved, shaven
shear sheared sheared, shorn
shed shed shed
shine shone shone
shoe shod shod
shoot shot shot
show showed shown, showed
shrink shrank, shrunk shrunk, shrunken
shrive shrove, shrived shriven, shrived
shut shut shut
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk, sunken
sit sat sat
slay slew slain
sleep slept slept
slide slid slid
sling slung slung
slink slunk slunk
slit slit slit
smell smelt, smelled smelt, smelled
smite smote smitten
sow sowed sown, sowed
speak spoke spoken
speed sped, speeded sped, speeded
spell spelt, spelled spelt, spelled
spend spent spent
spill spilt, spilled spilt, spilled
spin spun, span spun
spit spat spat
split split split
spoil spoilt, spoiled spoilt, spoiled
spread spread spread
spring sprang sprung
stand stood stood
stave staved, stove staved, stove
steal stole stolen
stick stuck stuck
sting stung stung
stink stank, stunk stunk
strew strewed strewn, strewed
stride strode stridden
strike struck struck, stricken
string strung strung
strive strove striven
swear swore sworn
sweep swept swept
swell swelled swollen, swelled
swim swam swum
swing swung swung
take took taken
teach taught taught
tear tore torn
tell told told
think thought thought
thrive throve, thrived thriven, thrived
throw threw thrown
thrust thrust thrust
tread trod trodden, trod
unbend unbent unbent
unbind unbound unbound
underbid underbid underbid
undergo underwent undergone
understand understood understood
undertake undertook undertaken
undo undid undone
upset upset upset
wake woke, waked woken, waked
waylay waylaid waylaid
wear wore worn
weave wove woven
weep wept wept
win won won
wind wound wound
withdraw withdrew withdrawn
withhold withheld withheld
withstand withstood withstood
work worked, wrought worked, wrought
wring wrung wrung
write wrote written