Irregular Verbs?

Following is a list of more than 200 of the most common irregular verbs (and some not-so-common) and their different parts of speech. Click on each one to see a brief meaning, its conjugations and accompanying audio to help you pronounce the words correctly.

 

Base Form
Past Simple
Past Participle
Present Participle/Gerund 3rd Person Singular
abideabode/abidedabode/abided/abidden abiding abides
alightalit/alightedalit/alighted alighting alights
arisearosearisen arising arises
awakeawokeawoken awaking awakes
bewas/werebeen being am/is/are
bearboreborn/borne bearing bears
beatbeatbeaten beating beats
becomebecamebecome becoming becomes
beginbeganbegun beginning begins
beholdbeheldbeheld beholding beholds
bendbentbent bending bends
betbetbet betting bets
bidbadebidden bidding bids
bidbidbid bidding bids
bindboundbound binding binds
bitebitbitten biting bites
bleedbledbled bleeding bleeds
blowblewblown blowing blows
breakbrokebroken breaking breaks
breedbredbred breeding breeds
bringbroughtbrought bringing brings
broadcastbroadcast/broadcastedbroadcast/broadcasted broadcasting broadcasts
buildbuiltbuilt building builds
burnburnt/burnedburnt/burned burning burns
burstburstburst bursting bursts
bustbustbust busting busts
buyboughtbought buying buys
castcastcast casting casts
catchcaughtcaught catching catches
choosechosechosen choosing chooses
clapclapped/claptclapped/clapt clapping claps
clingclungclung clinging clings
clotheclad/clothedclad/clothed clothing clothes
comecamecome coming comes
costcostcost costing costs
creepcreptcrept creeping creeps
cutcutcut cutting cuts
daredared/durstdared daring dares
dealdealtdealt dealing deals
digdugdug digging digs
divedived/dovedived diving dives
dodiddone doing does
drawdrewdrawn drawing draws
dreamdreamt/dreameddreamt/dreamed dreaming dreams
drinkdrankdrunk drinking drinks
drivedrovedriven driving drives
dwelldweltdwelt dwelling dwells
eatateeaten eating eats
fallfellfallen falling falls
feedfedfed feeding feeds
feelfeltfelt feeling feels
fightfoughtfought fighting fights
findfoundfound finding finds
fitfit/fittedfit/fitted fitting fits
fleefledfled fleeing flees
flingflungflung flinging flings
flyflewflown flying flies
forbidforbade/forbadforbidden forbidding forbids
forecastforecast/forecastedforecast/forecasted forecasting forecasts
foreseeforesawforeseen foreseeing foresees
foretellforetoldforetold foretelling foretells
forgetforgotforgotten forgetting forgets
forgiveforgaveforgiven forgiving forgives
forsakeforsookforsaken forsaking forsakes
freezefrozefrozen freezing freezes
frostbitefrostbitfrostbitten frostbiting frostbites
getgotgot/gotten getting gets
givegavegiven giving gives
gowentgone going goes
grindgroundground grinding grinds
growgrewgrown growing grows
handwritehandwrotehandwritten handwriting handwrites
hanghung/hangedhung/hanged hanging hangs
havehadhad having has
hearheardheard hearing hears
hidehidhidden hiding hides
hithithit hitting hits
holdheldheld holding holds
hurthurthurt hurting hurts
inlayinlaidinlaid inlaying inlays
inputinput/inputtedinput/inputted inputting inputs
interlayinterlaidinterlaid interlaying interlays
keepkeptkept keeping keeps
kneelknelt/kneeledknelt/kneeled kneeling kneels
knitknit/knittedknit/knitted knitting knits
knowknewknown knowing knows
laylaidlaid laying lays
leadledled leading leads
leanleant/leanedleant/leaned leaning leans
leapleapt/leapedleapt/leaped leaping leaps
learnlearnt/learnedlearnt/learned learning learns
leaveleftleft leaving leaves
lendlentlent lending lends
letletlet letting lets
lielaylain lying lies
lightlitlit lighting lights
loselostlost losing loses
makemademade making makes
meanmeantmeant meaning means
meetmetmet meeting meets
meltmeltedmolten/melted melting melts
misleadmisledmisled misleading misleads
mistakemistookmistaken mistaking mistakes
misunderstandmisunderstoodmisunderstood misunderstanding misunderstands
miswedmiswed/misweddedmiswed/miswedded miswedding misweds
mowmowedmown mowing mows
overdrawoverdrewoverdrawn overdrawing overdraws
overhearoverheardoverheard overhearing overhears
overtakeovertookovertaken overtaking overtakes
paypaidpaid paying pays
presetpresetpreset presetting presets
proveprovedproven/proved proving proves
putputput putting puts
quitquitquit quitting quits
readreadread reading reads
ridrid/riddedrid/ridded ridding rids
rideroderidden riding rides
ringrangrung ringing rings
riseroserisen rising rises
runranrun running runs
sawsawedsawn/sawed sawing saws
saysaidsaid saying says
seesawseen seeing sees
seeksoughtsought seeking seeks
sellsoldsold selling sells
sendsentsent sending sends
setsetset setting sets
sewsewedsewn/sewed sewing sews
shakeshookshaken shaking shakes
shaveshavedshaven/shaved shaving shaves
shearshore/shearedshorn/sheared shearing shears
shedshedshed shedding sheds
shineshoneshone shining shines
shoeshodshod shoeing shoes
shootshotshot shooting shoots
showshowedshown showing shows
shrinkshrankshrunk shrinking shrinks
shutshutshut shutting shuts
singsangsung singing sings
sinksanksunk sinking sinks
sitsatsat sitting sits
slayslewslain slaying slays
sleepsleptslept sleeping sleeps
slideslidslid/slidden sliding slides
slingslungslung slinging slings
slinkslunkslunk slinking slinks
slitslitslit slitting slits
smellsmelt/smelledsmelt/smelled smelling smells
sneaksneaked/snucksneaked/snuck sneaking sneaks
sowsowedsown sowing sows
speakspokespoken speaking speaks
speedsped/speededsped/speeded speeding speeds
spellspelt/spelledspelt/spelled spelling spells
spendspentspent spending spends
spillspilt/spilledspilt/spilled spilling spills
spinspan/spunspun spinning spins
spitspat/spitspat/spit spitting spits
splitsplitsplit splitting splits
spoilspoilt/spoiledspoilt/spoiled spoiling spoils
spreadspreadspread spreading spreads
springsprangsprung springing springs
standstoodstood standing stands
stealstolestolen stealing steals
stickstuckstuck sticking sticks
stingstungstung stinging stings
stinkstankstunk stinking stinks
stridestrode/stridedstridden striding strides
strikestruckstruck/stricken striking strikes
stringstrungstrung stringing strings
stripstript/strippedstript/stripped stripping strips
strivestrovestriven striving strives
subletsubletsublet subletting sublets
sunburnsunburned/sunburntsunburned/sunburnt sunburning sunburns
swearsworesworn swearing swears
sweatsweat/sweatedsweat/sweated sweating sweats
sweepswept/sweepedswept/sweeped sweeping sweeps
swellswelledswollen swelling swells
swimswamswum swimming swims
swingswungswung swinging swings
taketooktaken taking takes
teachtaughttaught teaching teaches
teartoretorn tearing tears
telltoldtold telling tells
thinkthoughtthought thinking thinks
thrivethrove/thrivedthriven/thrived thriving thrives
throwthrewthrown throwing throws
thrustthrustthrust thrusting thrusts
treadtrodtrodden treading treads
undergounderwentundergone undergoing undergoes
understandunderstoodunderstood understanding understands
undertakeundertookundertaken undertaking undertakes
upsetupsetupset upsetting upsets
wakewokewoken waking wakes
wearworeworn wearing wears
weavewovewoven weaving weaves
wedwed/weddedwed/wedded wedding weds
weepweptwept weeping weeps
wendwended/wentwended/went wending wends
wetwet/wettedwet/wetted wetting wets
winwonwon winning wins
windwoundwound winding winds
withdrawwithdrewwithdrawn withdrawing withdraws
withholdwithheldwithheld withholding withholds
withstandwithstoodwithstood withstanding withstands
wringwrungwrung wringing wrings
writewrotewritten writing writes