Irregular Verbs in English - List of irregular past tense forms and past participles in English

Irregular Verbs in English

Infinitive Simple Past Past Participle
Past and Past Participles for Irregular Verbs
awake awoke awaked or awakened
bear bore borne
beat beat beaten or beat
become became become
begin began begun
bite bit bitten or bit
bleed bled bled
blow blew blown
break broke broken
bring brought brought
build built built
buy bought bought
catch caught caught
choose chose chosen
come came come
dig dug dug
do did done
draw drew drawn
drink drank drunk
drive drove driven
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
fight fought fought
fly flew flown
forbid forbade forbidden
forget forgot forgotten or forgot
freeze froze frozen
get got got or gotten
give gave given
go went gone
grow grew grown
hang hung hung
hang hanged (executed) hanged (executed)
have had had
hide hid hidden or hid
hurt hurt hurt
know knew known
lay laid laid
lead led led
leave left left
lend lent lent
let let let
lie lay lain
make made made
pay paid paid
put put put
ride rode ridden
ring rang rung
rise rose risen
run ran run
say said said
see saw seen
seek sought sought
sell sold sold
set set set
shake shook shaken
shrink shrank or shrunk shrunk or shrunken
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk
sit sat sat
slay slew slain
speak spoke spoken
spin spun spun
spring sprang sprung
steal stole stolen
sting stung stung
strike struck struck
swear swore sworn
swim swam swum
swing swung swung
take took taken
teach taught taught
tear tore torn
think thought thought
throw threw thrown
wear wore worn
write wrote written



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