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List of Regular and Irregular Verbs (English Verb Forms)

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Verbs are subdivided into two groups, regular verbs, and irregular verbs, on the basis of how their past tense and past participles are formed. In this lesson, you will learn the list of regular verbs and irregular verbs in English.

Verb Forms: Regular and Irregular Verbs

Verb forms refer to the way verbs change to express tense, mood, and voice in a sentence. In English, verb forms are used to express actions that have taken place in the past, present, or future, and to indicate the speaker’s attitude or intention.

Regular verbs follow a predictable pattern in their conjugation, typically by adding -ed to the base form of the verb to create the past tense and past participle. Examples of regular verbs include “walk,” “talk,” “play,” “watch,” and “study.”

Irregular verbs, on the other hand, do not follow this pattern and have unique forms for different tenses. Irregular verbs can be difficult to predict and often require memorization. Examples of irregular verbs include “eat,” “see,” “run,” “give,” and “be.”

It’s important to have a good understanding of both regular and irregular verbs to effectively express time, mood, and voice in sentences and to improve overall English language skills.

Regular Verbs

What are regular verbs?

Most verbs are regular verbs. Regular verbs are those whose past tense and past participles are formed by adding a -d or an -ed to the end of the verb.

Regular verbs are verbs that follow a predictable pattern in their conjugation for different tenses. In English, regular verbs are typically conjugated by adding -ed to the base form of the verb to create the past tense and past participle.

For example, the regular verb “talk” becomes “talked” in the past tense and “have talked” in the present perfect tense.

It’s important to note that there are some irregular spellings for regular verbs in the past tense, such as “burned” and “learned,” but the basic conjugation pattern remains consistent.

Examples of regular verbs include:

  • walk
  • talk
  • play
  • watch
  • study

Regular verbs list

Here is a list of common regular verbs in English, with their three forms (base form, past tense, past participle):

  • arrange – arranged – arranged
  • arrive – arrived – arrived
  • ask – asked – asked
  • attack – attacked – attacked
  • bake – baked – baked
  • behave – behaved – behaved
  • believe – believed – believed
  • belong – belonged – belonged
  • blame – blamed – blamed
  • borrow – borrowed – borrowed
  • bother – bothered – bothered
  • call – called – called
  • cancel – canceled – canceled
  • roll – rolled –  rolled
  • accept (accept, accepted, accepted)
  • assist (assist, assisted, assisted)
  • call (call, called, called)
  • clean (clean, cleaned, cleaned)
  • dance (dance, danced, danced)
  • discover (discover, discovered, discovered)
  • enjoy (enjoy, enjoyed, enjoyed)
  • finish (finish, finished, finished)
  • invite (invite, invited, invited)
  • jump (jump, jumped, jumped)
  • kick (kick, kicked, kicked)
  • listen (listen, listened, listened)
  • live (live, lived, lived)
  • love (love, loved, loved)
  • meet (meet, met, met)
  • notice (notice, noticed, noticed)
  • obey (obey, obeyed, obeyed)
  • open (open, opened, opened)
  • plan (plan, planned, planned)
  • quit (quit, quit, quit)
  • reply (reply, replied, replied)
  • study (study, studied, studied)
  • watch (watch, watched, watched)
  • ….

Verb Forms: List of Regular and Irregular Verbs in English

Verb Forms: List of Regular and Irregular Verbs in English

Verb Forms: List of Regular and Irregular Verbs in English

Irregular Verbs

Irregular verbs are verbs that do not follow the predictable pattern of regular verbs in their conjugation for different tenses. In English, irregular verbs have unique forms for different tenses and can be difficult to predict.

There is no formula to predict how an irregular verb will form its past-tense and past-participle forms. There are over 250 irregular verbs in English. Although they do not follow a formula, there are some fairly common irregular forms.

For example, the irregular verb “eat” becomes “ate” in the past tense and “eaten” in the past participle. Another example is the irregular verb “go,” which becomes “went” in the past tense and “gone” in the past participle.

It’s important to note that there are many irregular verbs in English and they often require memorization. However, understanding and correctly using irregular verbs is important for effective communication and writing in English.

Examples of irregular verbs include:

  • be
  • have
  • do
  • say
  • see
  • go
  • take
  • give
  • make
  • find
  • eat
  • run

Irregular Verbs List

Here is a list of common irregular verbs in English, with their three forms (base form, past tense, past participle):

  • be (be, was/were, been)
  • have (have, had, had)
  • do (do, did, done)
  • say (say, said, said)
  • see (see, saw, seen)
  • go (go, went, gone)
  • take (take, took, taken)
  • give (give, gave, given)
  • make (make, made, made)
  • find (find, found, found)
  • eat (eat, ate, eaten)
  • run (run, ran, run)
  • come (come, came, come)
  • know (know, knew, known)
  • get (get, got, got/gotten)
  • put (put, put, put)
  • let (let, let, let)
  • feel (feel, felt, felt)
  • become (become, became, become)
  • begin (begin, began, begun)
  • bring (bring, brought, brought)
  • buy (buy, bought, bought)
  • catch (catch, caught, caught)
  • choose (choose, chose, chosen)
  • drink (drink, drank, drunk)
  • drive (drive, drove, driven)
  • fall (fall, fell, fallen)
  • fly (fly, flew, flown)
  • forget (forget, forgot, forgotten)
  • give (give, gave, given)
  • grow (grow, grew, grown)
  • hear (hear, heard, heard)
  • keep (keep, kept, kept)
  • lead (lead, led, led)
  • leave (leave, left, left)
  • lend (lend, lent, lent)
  • lose (lose, lost, lost)
  • pay (pay, paid, paid)
  • read (read, read, read)
  • ride (ride, rode, ridden)
  • ring (ring, rang, rung)
  • rise (rise, rose, risen)
  • see (see, saw, seen)
  • sing (sing, sang, sung)
  • sit (sit, sat, sat)
  • sleep (sleep, slept, slept)
  • speak (speak, spoke, spoken)
  • spend (spend, spent, spent)
  • stand (stand, stood, stood)
  • swim (swim, swam, swum)
  • teach (teach, taught, taught)
  • tear (tear, tore, torn)
  • tell (tell, told, told)
  • think (think, thought, thought)
  • understand (understand, understood, understood)
  • win (win, won, won)
  • write (write, wrote, written)

Verb Forms: List of Regular and Irregular Verbs in English

Verb Forms: List of Regular and Irregular Verbs in English

Verb Forms: List of Regular and Irregular Verbs in English

Verb Forms: List of Regular and Irregular Verbs in English

Verb Forms: List of Regular and Irregular Verbs in English

Verb Forms: List of Regular and Irregular Verbs in English

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