List of irregular verbs

In English, verbs can be regular or irregular 
75 common irregular verbs


Regular verbs

Past simple and past participle of regular verbs are formed by adding –d or –ed to the end of the verb. If the verb ends in eadd the letter d to the end, as in move – moved 
  • He started working. (Regular verb) 

Irregular verbs

Past simple and past participle of irregular verbs are not formed according to regular rules. There are no easy ways to recognize them, so each one has to be learnt. 
  • He began working. (Irregular verb) 

Here is the complete list of irregular verbs


Infinitive
Past Simple
Past Participle
arise
arose
arisen
awake
awoke
awoken
bear
bore
borne
beat
beat
beaten
become
became
become
begin
began
begun
bend
bent
bent
beset
beset
beset
bet
bet/betted
bet
bid
bid
bid
bind
bound
bound
bite
bit
bitten
bleed
bled
bled
blow
blew
blown
break
broke
broken
breed
bred
bred
bring
brought
brought
broadcast
broadcast
broadcast
build
built
built
burn
burnt/burned
burnt/burned
burst
burst
burst
buy
bought
bought
cast
cast
cast
catch
caught
caught
choose
chose
chosen
cling
clung
clung
come
came
come
cost
cost
cost
creep
crept
crept
cut
cut
cut
deal
dealt
dealt
dig
dug
dug
dive
dived/dove
dived
do
did
done
draw
drew
drawn
dream
dreamt /dreamed
dreamt /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
fit
fit
fit
flee
fled
fled
fling
flung
flung
fly
flew
flown
forbid
forbade
forbidden
forget
forgot
forgotten
forgive
forgave
forgiven
forsake
forsook
forsaken
foretell
foretold
foretold
freeze
froze
frozen
get
got
got
give
gave
given
go
went
gone
grind
ground
ground
grow
grew
grown
hang
hung
hung
hang
hanged
hanged
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
lay
laid
laid
lead
led
led
lean
leant /leaned
leant /leaned
leap
leapt /leaped
leapt /leaped
learn
learnt /learned
learnt /learned
leave
left
left
lend
lent
lent
let
let
let
lie
lay
lain
light
lit /lighted
lit /lighted
lose
lost
lost
make
made
made
mean
meant
meant
meet
met
met
mistake
mistook
mistaken
mow
mowed
mowed/mown
overcome
overcame
overcome
overdo
overdid
overdone
overtake
overtook
overtaken
overthrow
overthrew
overthrown
pay
paid
paid
plead
pleaded/plead
pleaded/plead
prove
proved
proved/proven
put
put
put
quit
quit
quit
read
read
read
rid
rid
rid
ride
rode
ridden
ring
rang
rung
rise
rose
risen
run
ran
run
saw
sawed
sawn /sawed
say
said
said
see
saw
seen
seek
sought
sought
sell
sold
sold
send
sent
sent
set
set
set
sew
sewed
sewn/sewed
shake
shook
shaken
shear
sheared
sheared/shorn
shed
shed
shed
shine
shone
shone
shoot
shot
shot
show
showed
shown
shrink
shrank
shrunk
shut
shut
shut
sing
sang
sung
sink
sank
sunk
sit
sat
sat
sleep
slept
slept
slay
slew
slayed /slain
slide
slid
slid
sling
slung
slung
slit
slit
slit
smell
smelt /smelled
smelt /smelled
smite
smote
smitten
sow
sowed
sown /sowed
speak
spoke
spoken
speed
sped /speeded
sped /speeded
spell
spelt /spelled
spelt /spelled
spend
spent
spent
spill
spilt /spilled
spilt /spilled
spin
spun
spun
spit
spat
spat
split
split
split
spoil
spoilt /spoiled
spoilt /spoiled
spread
spread
spread
spring
sprang
sprung
stand
stood
stood
steal
stole
stolen
stick
stuck
stuck
sting
stung
stung
stink
stank
stunk
stride
strode
stridden
strike
struck
struck
strive
strove
striven
swear
swore
sworn
sweep
swept
swept
swell
swelled
swelled /swollen
swim
swam
swum
swing
swung
swung
take
took
taken
teach
taught
taught
tear
tore
torn
tell
told
told
think
thought
thought
thrive
thrived /throve
thrived
throw
threw
thrown
thrust
thrust
thrust
tread
trod
trodden
understand
understood
understood
uphold
upheld
upheld
upset
upset
upset
wake
woke /waked
woken /waked
wear
wore
worn
weave
wove /weaved
woven /weaved
wed
wedded /wed
wedded /wed
weep
wept
wept
win
won
won
wind
wound
wound
withdraw
withdrew
withdrawn
withhold
withheld
withheld
withstand
withstood
withstood
wring
wrung
wrung
write
wrote
written


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