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    yeng23 is offline Junior Member
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    Exclamation Participles of a verb


    can u help me because i cant understand the present , past , past participles.

    Examples:
    drink->drank->drunk
    wear->wore->wore
    weave->wove->wove

    am i correct??

    pls giv me some clues on how to get the past and past participle. . . and giv me some more difficult examples. . . i hope u can reply on my question!

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    Horsa is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: Participles of a verb

    The first is correct but the other two are wrong. they should be -

    wear wore worn
    weave wove woven

    These are irregular verbs and I am afraid it is simply necessary to remember irregular forms. you will find a list of such verbs in the back of many course books or on the internet if you search for 'irregular verbs'.

    The good thing is that most verbs are regular and the past participle is the same as the past e.g.

    live lived lived
    dance danced danced
    walk walked walked

    Unfortunately, we usually test the irregular verbs and not the regular.



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    yeng23 is offline Junior Member
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    Default Re: Participles of a verb

    Quote Originally Posted by Horsa View Post
    The first is correct but the other two are wrong. they should be -

    wear wore worn
    weave wove woven

    These are irregular verbs and I am afraid it is simply necessary to remember irregular forms. you will find a list of such verbs in the back of many course books or on the internet if you search for 'irregular verbs'.

    The good thing is that most verbs are regular and the past participle is the same as the past e.g.

    live lived lived
    dance danced danced
    walk walked walked

    Unfortunately, we usually test the irregular verbs and not the regular.


    tnx Horsa! i learn something!

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