Irregular Verbs: Complete Irregular Verbs List in English 1

Irregular Verbs: Complete Irregular Verbs List in English

Irregular Verbs List! What are irregular past tense verbs? Learn irregular verb definition and useful list of irregular verbs in English with ESL printable worksheets.

The English language has a large number of irregular verbs.

What are Irregular Verbs?

In the English language, most verbs (regular verbs) are turned into the past tense by adding ‘-ed’ to the end of a base form of the verb.

Regular verb examples:

  • Cook → Cooked
  • Walk → Walked
  • Talk → Talked
  • Finish → Finished

Irregular verbs (or irregular past tense verbs) are common verbs in English that do not follow the simple system of adding “d” or “ed” to the end of the word to form the past tense (the past simple and/or the past participle)

Irregular verbs examples:

  • Do – did – done
  • Draw – drew – drawn
  • Drink – drank – drunk

Irregular Verbs List

Alphabetical list of irregular verbs in the English language.

  • Arise – arose – arisen
  • Awake – awoke – awoken
  • Be – was/ were – been
  • Bear – bore – born(e)
  • 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
  • Breed – bred – bred
  • Bring – brought – brought
  • Broadcast – broadcast – broadcast
  • Build – built – built
  • Burn – burnt/burned – burnt/burned
  • Burst – burst – burst
  • Buy – bought – bought
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fly – flew – flown
  • Forbid – forbade – forbidden
  • Forget – forgot – forgotten
  • Forgive – forgave – forgiven
  • Freeze – froze – frozen
  • Get – got – got
  • Give – gave – given
  • Go – went – gone
  • Grind – ground – ground
  • 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
  • Lay – laid – laid
  • Lead – led – led
  • Lean – leant/ leaned – leant/ leaned
  • Learn – learnt/ learned – learnt/ learned
  • Leave – left – left
  • Lent – lent – lent
  • Lie (in bed) – lay – lain
  • Lie (not to tell the truth) – lied – lied
  • Light – lit/ lighted – lit/ lighted
  • Lose – lost – lost
  • Make – made – made
  • Mean – meant – meant
  • Meet – met – met
  • Overtake – overtook – overtaken
  • Pay – paid – paid
  • Put – put – put
  • Read – read – read
  • Ride – rode – ridden
  • Ring – rang – rung
  • Rise – rose – risen
  • Run – ran – run
  • Saw – sawed – sawn/ sawed
  • Say – said – said
  • See – sawed – seen
  • Sell – sold – sold
  • Send – sent – sent
  • Set – set – set
  • Sew – sewed – sewn/ sewed
  • Shake – shook – shaken
  • 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
  • Slide – slid – slid
  • Smell – smelt – smelt
  • Sow – sowed – sown/ sowed
  • Speak – spoke – spoken
  • Spell – spelt/ spelled    spelt/ spelled
  • Spend – spent – spent
  • Spill – spilt/ spilled – spilt/ spilled
  • Spit – spat – spat
  • Spread – spread – spread
  • Stand – stood – stood
  • Steal – stole – stolen
  • Stick – stuck – stuck
  • Sting – stung – stung
  • Stink – stank – stunk
  • Strike – struck – struck
  • Swear – swore – sworn
  • Sweep – swept – swept
  • Swell – swelled – swollen/ swelled
  • Swim – swam – swum
  • Swing – swung – swung
  • 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
  • Wind – wound – wound
  • Write – wrote – written

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