Irregular Verbs Made Easy – The Complete List

Irregular Verbs
Irregular Verbs

Learning English can be tricky when it comes to irregular verbs. With this comprehensive and convenient smart list of irregular verbs, you’ll be sure to master all the spelling endings easily and quickly. Categorized by color, this extensive collection will make learning regular verbs a breeze. For a list of alphabetical order of verbs click HERE. If you want to download this list click HERE

What are Irregular Verbs

Irregular verbs are verbs that do not follow the usual rules of conjugation. Generally, regular verbs can be transformed into the past form or past participle by adding -ed to the verb, whereas irregular verbs have a more varied pattern and must be memorized. Knowing them will equip you to use them correctly in conversations and writing.

5 Tips to master Irregular Verbs

Different strategies can be used to help you commit irregular verbs to memory! Here are five tips catering to different learning styles and preferences.

  1. First, try making a chart or list of common irregularities so that you have a constant reference point.
  2. Use technology. There are many apps and websites that can help you practice irregular verbs.
  3. Next, divide them into categories like ‘hard to remember’ and ‘frequently used’, or by their endings as seen in the complete list.
  4. Also look for patterns between words with similar spellings and related meanings.
  5. Finally, make flashcards to quiz yourself, practice verb forms in conversations with friends and family, or use memory games or rhymes to enhance retention of these tricky verbs.

Why this smart list

This smart list of irregular verbs is designed to decode verb variants and aid your memorization process. By grouping irregular verbs by their spelling endings or something comon between them, the list can help you see patterns and make associations between words.

Irregular verbs – Smart List

InfinitiveSimple PastPast Participle
Burst
Bet
Cast
Broadcast
Forecast
Cost
Cut
Hit
Fit
Hurt
Let
Put
Rid
Read
proofread
Shut
Split
Knit
Spread
set
Shut
Shed
Spit
Split
Thrust
Upset
Wet
Burst
Bet
Cast
Broadcast
Forecast
Cost
Cut
Hit
Fit
Hurt
Let
Put
Rid
Read
Proofread
Shut
Split
Knit
Spread
Set
Shut
Shed
Spit
Split
Thrust
Upset
Wet
Burst
Bet
Cast
Broadcast
Forecast
Cost
Cut
Hit
Fit
Hurt
Let
Put
Rid
Read
proofread
Shut
Split
Knit
Spread
set
Shut
Shed
Spit
Split
Thrust
Upset
Wet
Bring
Buy
Fight
Seek
Think
Catch
Teach
Brought
Bought
Fought
Sought
Thought
Caught
Taught
Brought
Bought
Fought
Sought
Thought
Caught
Taught
Build
Lend
Send
Spend
Bend
Unbend
Burn
Sunburn
Deal
Dream
Spoil
Lean
Leap
Burn
Learn
Mean
Spell
Built
Lent
Sent
Spent
Bent
Unbent
Burnt
Sunburnt
Dealt
Dreamt
Spoilt
Leant
Leapt
Burnt/burned
Learnt/Learned
Meant
Spelt/Spelled
Built
Lent
Sent
Spent
Bent
Unbent
Burnt
Sunburnt
Dealt
Dreamt
Spoilt
Leant
Leapt
Burnt/burned
Learnt/Learned
Meant
Spelt/Spelled
Mislead
Plead
Hear
Hold
Withhold
Uphold
Misled
Pled
Heard
Held
Withheld
Upheld
Misled
Pled
Heard
Held
Withheld
Upheld
Spill
Smell
Dwell
Feel
Keep
Kneel
Meet
Sleep
Sweep
Weep
Leave
Spilt/Spilled
Smelt
Dwelt
Felt
Kept
Knelt
Met
Slept
Swept
Wept
Left
Spilt/Spilled
Smelt
Dwelt
Felt
Kept
Knelt
Met
Slept
Swept
Wept
Left
Lay
Relay
Pay
Say
Sell
Tell
foreTell
Lose
Laid
Relaid
Paid
Said
Sold
Told
Foretold
Lost
Laid
Relaid
Paid
Said
Sold
Told
Foretold
Lost
Cling
Dig
Hang
Stick
Wring
Swing
String
Sting
spin
Strike
Clung
Dug
Hung
Stuck
Wrung
Swung
Strung
Stung
Spun
Struck
Clung
Dug
Hung
Stuck
Wrung
Swung
Strung
Stung
Spun
Struck/Stricken
Begin
Drink
Run
Shrink
Swim
stink
Spring
Sing
Ring
Sink
Began
Drank
Ran
Shrank
Swam
Stank
Sprang
Sang
Rang
Sank
Begun
drunk
Run
Shrunk
Swum
Stunk
Sprung
Sung
Rung
Sunk
Blow
Draw
Grow
Know
Throw
Withdraw
Fly
Blew
Drew
Grew
Knew
Threw
Withdrew
Flew
Blown
Drawn
Grown
Known
Thrown
Withdrawn
Flown
Wear
Shine
Tear
Bear
Wake
Awake
Rise
Swear
Speak
Steal
Arise
Drive
Strive
Weave
Interweave
Freeze
Choose
Break
Wore
Shone
Tore
Bore
Woke
Awoke
Rose
Swore
Spoke
Stole
Arose
Drove
Strove
Wove
Interwove
Froze
Chose
Broke
Worn
Shone
Torn
Borne
Waken
Awoken
Risen
Sworn
Spoken
Stolen
Arisen
Driven
Striven
Woven
Interwoven
Frozen
Chosen
Broken
Be
Beat
Eat
Fall
Give
Forgive
Forbid
Take
Forsake
Mistake
Overtake
Undertake
Shake
Was/Were
Beat
Ate
Fell
Gave
Forgave
Forbade
Took
Forsook
Mistook
Overtook
Undertook
Shook
Been
Beaten/Beat
Eaten
Fallen
Given
Forgiven
Forbidden
Taken
Forsaken
Mistaken
Overtaken
Undertaken
Shaken
Hide
Bite
Hid
Bit
Hidden
Bitten
Bind
Wind
Interwind
Grind
Find
Bound
Wound
Interwound
Ground
Found
Bound
Wound
Interwound
Ground
Found
Bleed
breed
Feed
Speed
Flee
Lead
Bled
Bred
Fed
Sped
Fled
Led
Bled
Bred
Fed
Sped
Fled
Led
Have
Sit
Light
Slide
Shoot
Win
Make
Had
Sat
Lit
Slid
Shot
Won
Made
Had
Sat
Lit
Slid
Shot
Won
Made
Swell
Show
Shave
Sew
Saw
Prove
Swelled
Showed
Shaved
Sewed
Sawed
Proved
Swollen/swelled
Shown/showed
Shaven/shaved
Sewn/sewed
Sawn/sawed
Proven/proved
Do
Go
Undergo
Did
Went
Underwent
Done
Gone
Undergone
See
Foresee
Saw
Foresaw
Seen
Foreseen
LieLayLain
Stand  
Understand
Stood
Understood
Stood
Understood
Come
Become
Overcome
Came
Became
Overcame
Come
Become
Overcome

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