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Common Irregular Verbs List

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Here is a list of the most common irregular verbs. This list is by no means the complete list of irregular verbs in English but the most regularly used.

Base Form               Past Simple              Past Participle
awake                        awoke                        awoken
be                              was, were                  been
beat                           beat                            beaten
become                      became                      become
begin                          began                         begun
bend                           bent                           bent
bet                              bet                             bet
bid                              bid                             bid
bite                             bit                              bitten
blow                           blew                          blown
break                         broke                          broken
bring                          brought                      brought
broadcast                   broadcast                   broadcast
build                           built                            built
burn                           burned/burnt             burned/burnt
buy                            bought                       bought
catch                          caught                        caught
choose                       chose                         chosen
come                          came                          come
cost                            cost                            cost
cut                             cut                               cut
dig                             dug                             dug
do                              did                              done
draw                          drew                           drawn
dream                        dreamed/dreamt       dreamed/dreamt
drive                          drove                          driven
drink                          drank                          drunk
eat                             ate                              eaten
fall                              fell                               fallen
feel                             felt                              felt
fight                            fought                         fought
find                            found                         found
fly                              flew                             flown
forget                         forgot                          forgotten
forgive                        forgave                       forgiven
freeze                         froze                           frozen
get                             got                             got (sometimes gotten - US)
give                            gave                          given
go                              went                          gone
grow                          grew                          grown
hang                           hung                          hung
have                           had                             had
hear                            heard                          heard
hide                            hid                              hidden
hit                               hit                               hit
hold                            held                            held
hurt                             hurt                             hurt
keep                           kept                            kept
know                          knew                          known
lay                               laid                             laid
lead                            led                               led
learn                           learned/learnt           learned/learnt
leave                          left                               left
lend                            lent                             lent
let                               let                               let
lie                               lay                              lain
lose                            lost                             lost
make                         made                          made
mean                         meant                         meant
meet                          met                              met
pay                            paid                            paid
put                             put                              put
read                           read                            read
ride                            rode                           ridden
ring                            rang                            rung
rise                             rose                           risen
run                             ran                              run
say                            said                             said
see                            saw                             seen
sell                             sold                            sold
send                          sent                            sent
show                         showed                      showed/shown
shut                           shut                            shut
sing                            sang                           sung
sit                               sat                              sat
sleep                          slept                            slept
speak                         spoke                         spoken
spend                         spent                          spent
stand                          stood                          stood
swim                          swam                          swum
take                           took                             taken
teach                          taught                         taught
tear                            tore                             torn
tell                              told                             told
think                           thought                      thought
throw                         threw                          thrown
understand               understood                understood
wake                          woke                          woken
wear                           wore                          worn
win                             won                            won
write                          wrote                          written