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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very good exercice

Infinitive☺

To+V1. >It is common.

Do we have other forms of the infinitive ?


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Hello again Pyramid Foundation,

I'd suggest you take a look at our to + infinitive page. You might also want to use the search box (at the top right of every page) to search for 'infinitive' and find more possibly useful resources.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

I have a list of 600 irregular verbs,

How many irregular verbs are there in the English language???

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How many stative verbs are there in the English language which are not used with progressive tenses??
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Verbs, which have the same three forms, how many verbs are there??
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Helly Pyramid Foundation,

I'm afraid we don't provide this kind of information. Our purpose is to help our users use our site to improve their English. What you're asking for is far more theoretical. The good news is that you can probably find answers to these questions by typing them in a search engine.

Good luck!

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

respected KirK,
thank you very much

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sir i teach the English language in India, and get many problems while teaching.
you have already answered my questions, thank you again.
have a nice day

Hello!
I just want to ask about the difference between past and pass? The words are quite confusing. Help me please. Thank you very much

Hello RTris,

You can use the dictionary on the right ('Cambridge Dictionaries Online') to look up each word and see all of the definitions each has.

Both words can refer to movement, and I think it is this use which can be confusing.

'Past' is a preposition, while 'pass' is a verb. For example:

I walked past the shop. ['walked' is the verb; 'past' is an adjective]

I passed the shop. ['passed' is the verb]

I hope that clarifies it for you.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Sir, I have doubts ,,, 1.can we use prepostitions at the end of sentences, for example, Such an accident has never been heard of(Here I am confused why we have used OF after heard)..
2. Can we use past tense in one clause and present tense in 2nd clause?
Eg. I remember the year when she was married.
(Or we have to use the same tense in both clauses )
I remembered the year when she was married.

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