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Blues Irregular Verbs

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Base form Past Tense Past Participle
arise arose arisen
awake awoke awoken
be was, were been
bear bore borne
beat beat beaten
becomebecame become
begin began begun
bend bent bent
betbet bet
bind bound bound
bite bit bitten
bleed bledbled
blow blew blown
break broke broken
breed bred bred
bring brought brought
build built built
buybought bought
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cast cast cast
catch caught caught
choose chosechosen
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 dreamed, dreamt dreamed, dreamt
drink drank drunk
drive drove driven
drown drowned drowned
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fall fell fallen
feed fed fed
feel felt felt
fight fought fought
find found found
flee fled fled
fling flung flung
fly flewflown
forbidforbade forbidden
forget forgot forgotten, forgot
forgive forgave forgiven
freeze froze frozen
get gotgotten, got
give gavegiven
go went gone
grindground ground
grow grew grown
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hang (suspend) hung hung
have had had
hang (execute) hanged hanged
hear heard heard
hide hidhidden
hold held held
hurt hurt hurt
keep kept kept
know knewknown
lay (put) laid laid
lead led led
leaveleft left
lendlent lent
let (allow) let let
lie (recline) lay lain
lose lostlost
make mademade
meet met met
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pay paid paid
prove proved proved, proven
quit quit quit
read readread
ride rode ridden
ringrang rung
rise (get up)roserisen
say said said
seek soughtsought
sell soldsold
send sent sent
set set set
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shakeshook shaken
shed shedshed
shine shoneshone
shoe shod shod
shoot shotshot
show showed shown
shrinkshrank shrunk, shrunken
shut shut shut
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk
sit (be seated) sat sat
slay slew slain
sleep slept slept
slide slid slid
slingslung slung
speak spoke spoken
spend spent spent
spin spun spun
spread spreadspread
spring sprang sprung
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stand stood stood
steal stolestolen
stick stuck stuck
sting stung stung
stinkstank stunk
strike struck struck, stricken
string strung strung
strivestrove striven
swear swore sworn
sweep swept swept
swim swam swum
swing swungswung
take tooktaken
teach taught taught
tear tore torn
tell told told
think thought thought
throw threw thrown
tread trod trodden
wake woke, waked waked. woken
wear wore worn
understand understood understood
winwon won
wind wound wound
wring wrung wrung
write wrote written
Verbs having different forms for past and past participle
Verbs having the same form for present, past and past participle
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Use the past tense form of the verb

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Use the base form of the verb (the infinitive without "to)

Use the past participle to form the present perfect tense ( I have seen, done, taken, etc.) and passives ( It was seen, done, taken, etc.)
(See quizzes on Present Perfect and Passives)

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