Poll: What's the simple past of 'saw'?

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Thread: Saw\___\Sawn

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    Re: Saw\___\Sawn

    Sawed but that's not for sure.

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    #12

    Re: Saw\___\Sawn

    I did't know, but according to the posts the correct is sawed...
    I did confusion with the irregular verb "To see"
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    #13

    Re: Saw\___\Sawn

    Quote Originally Posted by Marco_BR View Post
    I did't know, but according to the posts the correct is sawed...
    I did confusion with the irregular verb "To see"
    It's an easy mistake to make.

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    #14

    Re: Saw\___\Sawn

    I always used "sawn", maybe it's because I'm a Britisher, but sawn always feels more natural to me than sawed, I always the "-N" ending on past participles when applicable, because, as I said, they feel more natural to me.

    Also the answers are a bit strange, they start with "See", then go to "Saw" (which is OK), but then goes to "Sawn"/"Sawed", the Saw that's the past tense version of "See" is different from the "Saw" that "Sawn" and "Sawed" come from.

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