Grammar Lessons: Irregular Verbs List

Irregular Verbs List

Irregular Verbs

A verb in which the past tense is not formed by adding the usual -ed ending. 

This Irregular Verbs List includes the most common irregular verbs.

The list is made up of verbs in their:

  • Infinitive form
  • Past Form
  • Past Participle

The base form is used when using tense such as the simple present, present continuous and future with will.

  1. I play soccer every day
  2. I am playing soccer
  3. I will play soccer

The past form is used when making sentences with the simple past tense:

  1. I played soccer: Yo jugué futbol

The past participle is used to make sentences using the present and past perfect tense.

  1. I have played soccer before
  2. I had played soccer

Irregular Verbs List

Base Form Past  Participle 
arise arose arisen
awake awoke awoken
be was/were been
beat beat beaten
become became become
begin began begun
bend bent bent
bet bet bet
bind bound bound
bite bit bitten
bleed bled bled
blow blew blown
break broke broken
bring brought brought
build built built
burn burned burned
buy bought bought
catch caught caught
choose chose chosen
come came come
cost cost cost
cut cut cut
deal dealt dealt
dig dug dug
do did done
draw drew drawn
dream dreamed dreamed
drink drank drunk
drive drove driven
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
feed fed fed
feel felt felt
fight fought fought
find found found
fly flew flown
forbid forbade forbidden
forget forgot forgotten
forgive forgave forgiven
freeze froze frozen
get got got
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
kneel knelt knelt
know knew known
learn learned learned
leave left left
lie  lied lied
light lit lit
lose lost lost
make made made
meet met met
pay paid paid
put put put
read read read
ride rode ridden
run ran run
say said said
see saw seen
sell sold sold
send sent sent
set set set
shake shook shaken
shine shone shone
shoot shot shot
show showed shown
shut shut shut
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk
sit sat sat
sleep slept slept
smell smelt smelt
speak spoke spoken
spell spelled spelled
spend spent spent
spill spilled spilled
spread spread spread
stand stood stood
steal stole stolen
stick stuck stuck
strike struck struck
swear swore sworn
sweep swept swept
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
weep wept wept
win won won
write wrote written

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