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LESSON XXVII

LIST OF IRREGULAR VERBS

In studying this list of verbs, note that "has," "have,” or “had” should always be used before the perfect participle. “R” in parenthesis denotes that the verb may also be regular. Where two alternative forms are given in this list, the first is in accordance with the best present usage.

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Present
Arise
Awake
Be
Bear (carry)
Beat
Become
Befall
Begin
Bid
Bite
Blow
Break
Choose
Come
Crow
Do
Draw
Drink
Drive
Eat
Fall
Fly
Forget
Forsake
Freeze
Get
Give
Go
Grow
Hide
Hold
Know
Lean
Lie (repose)

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held knew leaned, leant lay

grown
hidden, hid
held
known
leaned, leant
lain

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Present
Prove
Rend
Ride
Ring
Rise
Run
See
Shake
Shave
Show
Shrink
Slay
Slide
Sing
Sink
Sow
Speak
Spring
Steal
Strike
Strive
Swear
Swell
Swim
Take
Tear
Thrive
Throw
Tread
Wear
Weave
Write

shaken shaved, shaven shown (r) shrunk, shrunken slain slid, slidden sung sunk sown (r) spoken sprung stolen struck, stricken striven

sang, sung sank, sunk sowed spoke sprang, sprung stole struck strove swore, sware swelled swam, swum took tore throve, thrived threw trod wore

Sworn

swollen (r) swum taken torn thriven, thrived thrown trod, trodden

worn

Wove

woven, wove written

wrote

THE TWO PAST OR THE THREE FORMS ALIKE

Present Bend Bereave Beseech Bet Bleed Bless Bring Build Burn

Past bent (r) bereaved, bereft besought bet (r) bled blessed, blest brought built (r) burnt (r) burst

Perfect Participle bent (r) bereaved, bereft besought bet (r) bled blessed, blest brought built (r) burnt (r) burst

Burst

Present Buy Cast Catch Cling Clothe Creep Cut Deal Dig Dream Dwell Flee Gild Hang

Have
Hear
Hurt
Kneel
Knit
Lay
Lead
Learn
Lend
Let
Light
Pay
Pen (fence in)
Plead
Quit
Rap
Say
Send
Set
Shed
Shine
Sit.
Sleep
Sling
Smell
Speed
Spell
Spill
Spin
Spit
Spread

Perfect Participle bought cast caught clung clothed, clad crept cut dealt dug (r) dreamed, dreamt dvelt (r) fied gilded, gilt hung (r-in legal

Past bought

cast

caught
clung
clothed, clad
crept
cut
dealt
dug (r)
dreamed, dreamt
dwelt (r)
fled
gilded, gilt
hung (r-in legal

phraseology)
had
heard
hurt
knelt (r)
knit (r)
laid
led
learned, learnt
lent
let
lighted, lit
paid
penned, pent
pleaded, plead, pled
quit (r)
rapped, rapt
said

phraseology) had heard hurt knelt (r) knit (r) laid led learned, learnt lent let lighted, lit paid penned, pent pleaded, plead, pled quit (r) rapped, rapt said

sent

sent

set shed shone

set
shed
shone

sat
slept
slung
smelled, smelt
sped (r)
spelled, spelt
spilled, spilt
spun
spit, spat
spread

sat
slept
slung
smelled, smelt
sped (r)
spelled, spelt
spilled, spilt
spun
spit, spat
spread

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EXERCISE 57

Strike out the incorrect forms of the verbs in the following sentences :

(Deduct three per cent for each error.)

1. John done-did it. 2. A great deal of good has been done-did. 3. The man was hanged-hung yesterday. 4. The clothes were hanged-hung on the line. 5. Will you lend-loan me five dollars? 6. They have took-taken all his money. 7. I have went-gone there many times. 8. I laid-lay down to take a nap. 9. He laylaid the book on my desk. 10. Aren't-ain't you coming to-day? 11. Our house don't-doesn't know dull seasons. 12. He don't-doesn't know anything. 13. You hadn't ought-ought not to do that. 14. Where was—were you at the time the man was hanged-hung? 15. Canmay I assist you to the car? 16. Washington bade-bid his army farewell. 17. Why have you not drunk-drank your coffee? 18. I have got-gotten tickets for the opera. 19. He lit-lighted the lamp in his room. 20. They have not proved-proven the statement. 21. Beeves are hung-hanged, sir, men are hung-hanged. 22. I knowed-knew that he would not come. 23. I drawed-drew the water for the horse. 24. The boy has broke-broken his arm. 25. The tree growed-grew very rapidly. 26. The man plead-pleaded for his life. 27. If it don't-doesn't suit, return it. 28. I have drank-drunk my coffee. 29. The little boy drank-drunk eagerly. 30. Have I awaked-awoke in time? 31. I have rode-ridden a long way to-day. 32. He drawed-drew up the large easy chair.

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