Irregular Verbs: List of 90+ Common Irregular Verbs in English

Irregular Verbs! Following is a big list of irregular verbs in English from A to Z with ESL pictures to help you expand your vocabulary.

What are Irregular Verbs?

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

Examples:

  • Play – played – played
  • Work – worked – worked
  • Talk – talked – talked

In contrast, some of English verbs don’t follow this rule when changing into the past tense. There’s also no rule for them. Those verbs are called irregular verbs.

Examples:

  • Go -went – gone
  • Do – did – done
  • See – saw – seen

Irregular Verbs List

Irregular Verbs (A-F)

Bare form – Past simple – Participle

  • awake – awoke –  awoken
  • be – was, were – been
  • beat – beat – beaten
  • become – became – become
  • begin – began – begun
  • bend – bent – bent
  • bet – bet – bet
  • bid – bid – bid
  • bite – bit – bitten
  • blow – blew – blown
  • break – broke – broken
  • bring – brought – brought
  • broadcast – broadcast – broadcast
  • build – built – built
  • burn – burned or burnt – burned or burnt
  • buy – bought – bought
  • catch – caught – caught
  • choose – chose – chosen
  • come – came – come
  • cost – cost – cost
  • cut – cut – cut
  • dig – dug – dug
  • do – did – done
  • draw – drew – drawn
  • dream – dreamed or dreamt – dreamed or dreamt
  • drive – drove – driven
  • drink – drank – drunk
  • eat – ate – eaten
  • fall – fell – fallen
  • feel – felt – felt
  • fight – fought – fought
  • find – found – found
  • fly -flew -flown
  • forget -forgot -forgotten
  • forgive -forgave -forgiven
  • freeze -froze -frozen

Irregular Verbs (G-P)

  • get -got -got (sometimes gotten)
  • 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
  • know -knew -known
  • lay -laid -laid
  • lead -led -led
  • learn -learned or learnt -learned or learnt
  • leave -left -left
  • lend -lent -lent
  • let -let -let
  • lie -lay -lain
  • lose -lost -lost
  • make -made -made
  • mean -meant -meant
  • meet -met -met
  • pay -paid -paid
  • put -put -put

Irregular Verbs (R-W)

  • read -read -read
  • ride -rode -ridden
  • ring -rang -rung
  • rise -rose -risen
  • run -ran -run
  • say -said -said
  • see- saw -seen
  • sell -sold -sold
  • send -sent- sent
  • show -showed -showed or shown
  • shut -shut -shut
  • sing -sang -sung
  • sink -sank -sunk
  • sit -sat -sat
  • sleep – slept- slept
  • speak -spoke -spoken
  • spend -spent -spent
  • stand -stood -stood
  • 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
  • win -won- won
  • write -wrote -written

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Irregular Verbs: List of 90+ Common Irregular Verbs in English

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