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I've just signed up, hoping to view the full list of irregular verbs. But I still just have the usual 212. How do I access these?

Despite the post at the top of this thread, both links given lead to the same page.
 

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There may be as many as 616 irregular verbs, but all of the most common ones (and some not so common ones) are on the list. Some of the most commonly used verbs are irregular verbs (be, sit, run, etc.). It is best to become familiar with them, because you will run across them often. Forms of the verb to be, for example, are used quite often. Also, once you learn the main form of the verb you will know how to use its variations. (For example, run is used to form outrun and overrun.)

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Despite the post at the top of this thread, both links given lead to the same page.
Thank you for pointing that out. I've corrected the link. ;-)
 

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Thanks, Red! That's quite a thorough list. (I'd never even heard of "behight" before, and I don't remember the last time I "begirded" something. ;-) )

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Check irregular verbs here. There is a complete list available to members here. You can also download a free list here.


Hi Tdol

Thank you very much for helping us. This is a very good list. I have some other lists of irregular verbs. In my lists there are some verbs which are not in the list you have provided ; for instance : hew. Is this verb considered a regular or an irregular verb?
As far as I know, "hew" has two forms in the past participle :hewed /hewn. Which one shall I use ? Are these two forms interchangeable or should I use them differently? What contexts?

Thank you very much in advance.
All the best,

Teia
 
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Hi Tdol

Thank you very much for helping us. This is a very good list. I have some other lists of irregular verbs. In my lists there are some verbs which are not in the list you have provided ; for instance : hew. Is this verb considered a regular or an irregular verb?
As far as I know, "hew" has two forms in the past participle :hewed /hewn. Which one shall I use ? Are these two forms interchangeable or should I use them differently? What contexts?

Since you can say either "had hewed" or "had hewn" you may use either one and you don't have to use "hew" as an irregular verb. You may ignore the irregular form if you wish. (In fact, I recommend it.)

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Since you can say either "had hewed" or "had hewn" you may use either one and you don't have to use "hew" as an irregular verb. You may ignore the irregular form if you wish. (In fact, I recommend it.)

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Hi RonBee

Thank you very much for clarifying that.

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Great, and that means verbs like "dow" and "endow" are really the same irregular verb. Thank you!

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The word endow is a regular verb. The word dow has an irregular form, but it can be used as a regular verb. Also, they mean different things.

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I'm new at this forum but thanks for such a beautiful environment and for sharing such beautiful information...
 

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Welcome, Wooer. :hi:
 

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Irregular verbs are the verbs that their tenses are not written the same, they are written in different ways. You cannot add ed or d to an irrregular verb.:)
 

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Hi I am Sanjoy (35 year old) from India, I am very happy due to connected you. My only dream in life to learn correct English. I live at a remote place at West-Bengal in India but I hope it possible with your friendly helps.
hi, my name is Roger, I live in brazil, I have a dream too, I´d like to visit India, I want to do missions there!!!!! :-D ;-)
 

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You cannot add ed or d to an irrregular verb.:)

That is true. Irregular verbs are irregular in tense (past tense, past perfect tense, etc.). On the other hand, many of them are quite commonly used (run, see, do, go, be, get), so you should get many opportunities to practice using them.

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Pls help me to find a list of 620irregular vebs with present, past tense and past participle with definitions and i really need it asap. Why this link :Log In - UsingEnglish.com didnt not exist. pls I need your response asap!

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