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    Regular Past Tense Verbs

    I am looking for a list of verbs that end with "t" or "d", so that when they are in past tense form the "ed" ending will be pronounced as "id". Currently I have: fold/folded, lift/lifted, plant/planted, visit/visited, graduate/graduated.

    I am not interested in verbs that end with "t" or "d" that make the "t" or "d" sound when in the past tense form. I hope this makes sense.

    Thank you in advance for any help you can give me in this search.

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    Re: Regular Past Tense Verbs

    Here are more verbs:

    accept / accepted
    add / added
    admit / admitted
    afford / afforded
    decide / decided
    applaud / applauded
    appreciate / appreciated
    arrest / arrested
    attend / attended
    attract / attracted
    avoid / avoided

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    Re: Regular Past Tense Verbs

    In OneLook Dictionary Search, you can do wildcard searches, so you can search for these verbs- if you put *de it will give you a list of all the words it can find ending -de and you can pick the verbs out.

    An easier way is to search British National Corpus (BYU-BNC) where you can set parts of speech so it will only show verbs.

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