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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Hi Sir,
Thanks for your prompt reply.
I want to improve my email writing english.

Thanks
Sanjay Singh

Hi Sanjay,

We have a series on writing emails which should be just what you are looking for. You can find it here.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Is scheduling of these verbs considered a grammar?

Hello A2L6M,

Putting the verbs into groups is a way to help you remember the forms.

Best regards,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

hi friends,
these verb are not complete and please give me list full . well I should say that my grammar is extremely bad . i hope settle my trouble . because I will achievement successful in ielts

Hello sh.vo,

This is a list of the most common irregular verbs. I don't know if there is a comprehensive list somewhere on the internet – you can search by doing an internet search for 'English irregular verbs' – but even if there is, your time would probably be better spent learning the most common ones. If you're preparing especially for the IELTS, I'd recommend you check our IELTS section and especially TakeIELTS.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

These exercises are very useful

Hello ..thanks for this excersise

Is "flight" a verb ?

Hello Ether,

No, it is not. I'd suggest you look up 'flight' in the dictionary – see the handy search box on the right side of this page under Cambridge Dictionaries Online. There you'll see that it has several different uses, all as a noun.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

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