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    verb that is the same in present and past

    Can you name one or two verbs that stay the same in the present and past tense?

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    Re: verb that is the same in present and past

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    Can you name one or two verbs that stay the same in the present and past tense?
    put put put
    cut cut cut
    let let let
    bet bet bet
    cost cost cost
    hit hit hit
    hurt hurt hurt
    set set set
    shut shut shut
    quit quit quit

    What's harder to find is an irregular verb whose infinitive and simple past are the same, but whose participle is different.

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    Quote Originally Posted by louhevly View Post
    What's harder to find is an irregular verb whose infinitive and simple past are the same, but whose participle is different.
    beat beat beaten

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    Re: verb that is the same in present and past

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    beat beat beaten
    Spot on!

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    Re: verb that is the same in present and past

    But I'm afraid this was the only one I was able to come up with.

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