Irregular Verb Chart

Some of the most common English verbs are irregular. Here is a chart some of the most common irregular verbs, with both their simple past and past participle form. Use this chart when you make the present perfect tense, participial adjectives, and participial phrases.


Base Form Simple Past Past Participle
Be Was Been
Become Became Become
Begin Began Begun
Bring Brought Brought
Build Built Built
Buy Bought Bought
Come Came Come
Do Did Done
Draw Drew Drawn
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 (Got in the UK)
Give Gave Given
Go Went Gone
Grow Grew Grown
Have Had Had
Hear Heard Heard
Hold Held Held
Keep Kept Kept
Know Knew Known
Lay Laid Laid
Leave Left Left
Let Let Let
Lie (down) Lay Lain
Lose Lost Lost
Make Made Made
Meet Met Met
Pay Paid Paid
Put Put Put
Read  (pronounced “reed”) Read (pronounced “red”) Read (pronounced “red”)
Ride Rode Ridden
Say Said Said
See Saw Seen
Sell Sold Sold
Send Sent Sent
Sing Sang Sung
Sit Sat Sat
Sleep Slept Slept
Speak Spoke Spoken
Spend Spent Spent
Stand Stood Stood
Swim Swam Swum
Take Took Taken
Tell Told Told
Think Thought Thought
Understand Understood Understood
Wear Wore Worn
Write Wrote Written