Most verbs have past tense and past participle in –ed ( worked, played, listened). But many of the most frequent verbs are irregular:

Base form Past tense Past participle

be
begin
break
bring
buy
build
choose
come
cost
cut
do
draw
drive
eat
feel
find
get
give
go
have
hear
hold
keep
know
leave
lead
let
lie
lose
make
mean
meet
pay
put
run
say
see
sell
send
set
sit
speak
spend
stand
take
teach
tell
think
understand
wear
win
write

was/were
began
broke
brought
bought
built
chose
came
cost
cut
did
drew
drove
ate
felt
found
got
gave
went
had
heard
held
kept
knew
left
led
let
lay
lost
made
meant
met
paid
put
ran
said
saw
sold
sent
set
sat
spoke
spent
stood
took
taught
told
thought
understood
wore
won
wrote
been
begun
broken
brought
bought
built
chosen
come
cost
cut
done
drawn
driven
eaten
felt
found
got
given
gone
had
heard
held
kept
known
left
led
let
lain
lost
made
meant
met
paid
put
run
said
seen
sold
sent
set
sat
spoken
spent
stood
taken
taught
told
thought
understood
worn
won
written

 

 

 

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Comments

What's the difference between sit and set ?

Hello MoussA El-GazzaR,

These are two entirely different words without any particular similarity. For the base definitions and uses of these words you can check in a dictionary:

set

sit

 

If you have particular examples in mind then please post the sentences and we'll be happy to comment on those.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Hello,
Please tell me the difference between the following:
A house off/by/near the main road.

Hello Petals,

The meanings here are very close and in most cases I would say that they are interchangeable. Certainly 'by' and 'near' are really the same, I would say.

'Off the main road' suggests that you need to move away from the main road to reach the house. It may be down a minor road or a path, for example.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

hello Sir,

Today, I have more question for you.

Please differentiate the following word and give with example.

inward vs Onward

Thanks,

By Issa,

Hello Issa,

You can find definitions and example sentences for 'inward' and 'onward' in the dictionary -- just follow the links and you will see what I mean. If you have another specific question about the words, I'd recommend checking other dictionaries (for example, Oxford, Macmillan or Longman) and you're also welcome to ask us.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Sir,

anybody vs anyone

When I always want to use with pronouns I did a mistake.

for example :
1. anyone of you has to go now.
2. is there anyone who wants to borrow me money.
1. anybody of you has to go now.
2. is there anybody who wants to borrow me money.

Please which one is right.

By Issa,

Hello again Issa,

There is no difference in meaning between 'anyone' and 'anybody'. I'm afraid, however, that these sentences are not correct. 'anyone' and 'anybody' in 2 are correct, but at least in standard British English you should say 'lend me money' (or 'borrow money from me'?).

I'm not sure what you mean in 1, so I'm afraid I don't know how to correct it.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Sir,
How are you wherever you are?

I confused two words which are: advice vs advise. could you please classify to me with their meaning?

I am waiting with great response.

hear you soon.

Thanks,

By Mohamed Issa,
I

Hello again Issa,

'advise' is a verb and 'advice' is a noun -- see this dictionary page for a more complete explanation with examples.

Please be sure to check the dictionary when you have questions about words.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

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