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Learn irregular verbs effectively.

Here you will find irregular verbs listed to their forms. So you can learn them more effectively. Question: Must I write -ought or -aught? Answer: If in the infinitive is an -a, write -aught, otherwise -ought. all 3 forms are similar Infinitive bet* Burst Cost Cut Hit Hurt Let Put Read Set Shut simple past Bet Burst Cost Cut Hit Hurt Let Put Read Set Shut past participle Bet Burst Cost Cut Hit Hurt Let Put Read Set Shut

Infinitive and Simple Past are similar Infinitive Beat simple past Beat past participle Beaten

Infinitive and past participle are similar Infinitive Come Run Become simple past Came Ran Became past participle Come Run Become

Simple Past and past participle are similar Infinitive Bring Build Buy Catch Deal simple past Brought Built Bought Caught dealt past participle Brought built bought caught dealt

Feed Feel Fight Find Get Hang Have Hear Hold Keep Lay Lead Leave Lend light* Lose Make Mean Meet Pay Say Sell Send Shine Shoot Sit Sleep Slide Spend Stand Stick Sweep Swing Teach Tell

fed felt fought found got hung had heard held kept laid led left lent lit lost made meant met paid said sold sent shone shot sat slept slid spent stood stuck swept swung taught told

fed felt fought found got hung had heard held kept laid led left lent Lit lost made meant met paid said sold sent shone shot sat slept slid spent stood stuck swept swung taught told

Think Understand Win all 3 forms are different Infinitive Be Begin Blow Break Choose Do Draw Drink Drive Eat Fall Fly Forget Freeze Give Go Grow Hide Know Lie Ride Ring Rise See Shake show* Sing Sink Speak Spring Steal Swear Swim Take

thought understood won

thought understood won

simple past was/were began blew broke chose did drew drank drove ate fell flew forgot froze gave went grew hid knew lay rode rang rose saw shook showed sang sank spoke sprang stole swore swam took

past participle been begun blown broken chosen done drawn drunk driven eaten fallen flown forgotten frozen given gone grown hidden known lain ridden rung risen seen shaken shown sung sunk spoken sprung stolen sworn swum taken

Tear Throw Wake Wear Weave Write

tore threw woke wore wove wrote

torn thrown woken worn woven written

* regular form (+ -ed) also possible. Some of the verbs in our table are merely prefixed forms of an irregular verb. Thus, if you learn only a single irregular verb, you can be certain that any other prefixed variant on that verb is irregular in the exact same manner. Look at the following examples: bid - forbid cast - broadcast - forecast go - forego - undergo get - forget stand - understand - withstand tell - foretell take - overtake - undertake The trend, in English, and especially in American English, is to standardize the irregular verbs. We do not foresee all the irregular verbs ever being standardized, but some of the more minor variations in less commonly used words will probably disappear in the next genration or two. The following English irregular verbs are now obsolete and use the standard past and participle forms (-ed). infinitive burn dream learn Thanks to Brian. simple past burnt dreamt learnt past participle burnt dreamt learnt