Stephen Wade Thomson
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A curated selection of
THE MOST IMPORTANT IRREGULAR VERBS TO KNOW AS STUDENTS OF ENGLISH
What actions or other elements do you associate with these verbs? Try to make a phrase that goes well with each verb, and conjugate the phrase in present, past, and past perfect.
EXAMPLE: buy - bought - bought: buy the tickets in advance. She always buys movie tickets in advance / We bought the tickets for tonight's show in advance / They turned us away at the gate, even though we had bought tickets in advance.

be - was, were - been
become - became - become
begin - began - begun
bite - bit - bitten
break - broke - broken
buy - bought - bought
bring - brought - brought
catch - caught - caught
choose - chose - chosen
come - came - come
cut - cut - cut
do - did - done
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
give - gave - given
go - went - gone
grow - grew - grown
have - had - had
hear - heard - heard
hide - hid - hidden
hit - hit - hit
hold - held - held
keep - kept - kept
know - knew - known
let - let - let
lose - lost - lost
make - made - made
meet - met - met
put - put - put
pay - paid - paid
rise - rose - risen
read - read - read
run - ran - run
see - saw - seen
say - said - said
sell - sold - sold
send - sent - sent
steal - stole - stolen
sleep - slept - slept
sing - sang - sung
sit - sat - sat
stand - stood - stood
stick - stuck - stuck
take - took - taken
teach - taught - taught
tell - told - told
think - thought - thought
wake up - woke up- woken up
write - wrote - written