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Principal Parts of Irregular Verbs: A to G

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In the table below, you will find the principal parts of the most common irregular verbs (from A to G).

To find the correct past or past participle form of a verb not included in the list, check your dictionary. If the dictionary gives only the present form of the verb, presume that the verb is regular and forms the past and past participle by adding -d or -ed.

Principal Parts of Irregular Verbs A-G

PRESENT PAST PAST PARTICIPLE
arise arose arisen
be were (singular was) been
beat beat beaten (or beat)
become became become
begin began begun
bend bent bent
bite bit bitten
bleed bled bled
blow blew blown
break broke broken
bring brought brought
build built built
burst burst burst
buy bought bought
cast cast cast
catch caught caught
choose chose chosen
cling clung clung
come came come
cost cost cost
cut cut cut
deal dealt dealt
dig dug dug
dive dived (or dove) dived
do did done
draw drew drawn
drink drank drunk
drive drove driven
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
feed fed fed
feel felt felt
fight fought fought
find found found
fly flew flown
forget forgot forgotten
freeze froze frozen
get got got (or gotten)
give gave given
go went gone
grow grew grown
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