Irregular Verbs

Irregular Verbs

            Here are some very common irregular verbs.  When using the simple past we use the Past Simple category.  When using the perfect tense we would use the Past Participle.

Infinitive Past Simple Past Participle
be was / were been
become became become
begin began begun
bring brought brought
buy bought bought
choose chose chosen
come came come
do did done
drink drank drunk
drive drove driven
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
feel felt felt
find found found
fly flew flown
forget forgot forgotten
get got gotten
give gave given
go went gone
have had had
hear heard heard
keep kept kept
know knew known
leave left left
lend lent lent
let let let
lose lost lost
make made made
meet met met
pay paid paid
put put put
read read (pronounced /red/) read (pronounced /red/)
run ran run
say said said
see saw seen
sell sold sold
send sent sent
sing sang sung
sit sat sat
sleep slept slept
speak spoke spoken
stand stood stood
swim swam swum
take took taken
teach taught taught
tell told told
think thought thought
understand understood understood
wear wore worn
write wrote written

Perfect Tense (Past Participle) Practice

1) Julie wasn’t at home, she had ______________ (to go) to the shops.

2) We’ve already ________________ (to have) lunch.

3. This was the first time she had ­­­­­­­­­­_________________ (to do) her homework.

4. They have ______________ (to begin) painting the living room.

5. We have _______________ (to keep) this secret for three years.

6. He has never _____________ (to drive) a motorcycle before.

7. I have _________________ (to be) sick all week.

8. By the time we arrived, the children had _________________ (to eat) all the chocolate.


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