500 Regular And Irregular Verbs in English

In this useful lesson, we’re going to explore 500 verbs that are common in English. Some of these verbs follow simple patterns, and we call these “regular verbs.” Others don’t follow the usual rules, so we call them “irregular verbs.” Understanding these will help anyone learning English to speak and write more clearly. This lesson is made easy, so even beginners can understand.

Regular Verbs List

Regular verbs are those that follow a predictable pattern when they are conjugated. For example, the verb “to read” is regular – it follows the pattern “read, reads, read, reading.” There are many other regular verbs in English, and you can learn them by studying the present simple and past simple tenses.

Pull Pulled Puled
Exercise Exercised Exercised
Kiss Kissed Kissed
Appreciate Appreciated Appreciated
Want Wanted Wanted
Purchase Purchased Purchased
Achieve Achieved Achieved
Talk Talked Talked
Compare Compared Compared
Deliver Delivered Delivered
Phone Phoned Phoned
Interrupt Interrupted Interrupted
Hate Hated Hated
Cycle Cycled Cycled
Love Loved Loved
Explain Explained Explained
Admit Admitted Admitted
Trouble Troubled Troubled
Destroy Destroyed Destroyed
Allow Allowed Allowed
Wait Waited Waited
Race Raced Raced
Print Printed Printed
Cheer Cheered Cheered
Murder Murdered Murdered
Need Needed Needed
Confess Confessed Confessed
Control Controlled Controlled
Smoke Smoked Smoked
Irritate Irritated Irritated
Punish Punished Punished
Start Started Started
Push Pushed Pushed
Encourage Encouraged Encouraged
Jump Jumped Jumped
Greet Greeted Greeted
Measure Measured Measured
Play Played Played
Paint Painted Painted
Joke Joked Joked
Retire Retired Retired
Listen Listened Listened
Ask Asked Asked
Yell Yelled Yelled
Marry Married Married
Create Created Created
Collect Collected Collected
Relax Relaxed Relaxed
Clean Cleaned Cleaned
Fry Fried Fried
Return Returned Returned
Divide Divided Divided
Rub Rubbed Rubbed
Approve Approved Approved
Warn Warned Warned
Agree Agreed Agreed
Visit Visited Visited
Help Helped Helped
Guess Guessed Guessed
Change Changed Changed
Count Counted Counted
Call Called Called
Behave Behaved Behaved
Kill Killed Killed
Establish Established Established
Move Moved Moved
Obey Obeyed Obeyed
Harass Harassed Harassed
Copy Copied Copied
Chase Chased Chased
Offend Offended Offended
Cheat Cheated Cheated
Pick Picked Picked
Admire Admired Admired
Travel Travelled Travelled
Complain Complained Complained
Snore Snored Snored
Scold Scolded Scolded
Arrive Arrived Arrived
Worry Worried Worried
Kick Kicked Kicked
Boil Boiled Boiled
Bake Baked Baked
Open Opened Opened
Earn Earned Earned
Drag Dragged Dragged
Punch Punched Punched
Lie Lied Lied
Attack Attacked Attacked
Accept Accepted Accepted
Study Studied Studied
Advise Advised Advised
Use Used Used
Select Selected Selected
Expand Expanded Expanded
Dance Danced Danced
Pray Prayed Prayed
Argue Argued Argued
Wink Winked Winked
Gather Gathered Gathered
Announce Announced Announced
Walk Walked Walked
Add Added Added
Thank Thanked Thanked
Borrow Borrowed Borrowed
Hope Hoped Hoped
Assist Assisted Assisted
Park Parked Parked
Chew Chewed Chewed
Employ Employed Employed
Question Questioned Questioned
Challenge Challenged Challenged
Construct Constructed Constructed
Cry Cried Cried
Remember Remembered Remembered
Damage Damaged Damaged
Estimate Estimated Estimated
Identify Identified Identified
Beg Begged Begged
Brush Brushed Brushed
Like Liked Liked
Laugh Laughed Laughed
Offer Offered Offered
Stare Stared Stared
Reply Replied Replied
Clap Clapped Clapped
Bury Buried Buried
Adopt Adopted Adopted
Type Typed Typed
Enjoy Enjoyed Enjoyed
Introduce Introduced Introduced

regular and irregular verbs

Irregular Verbs List

Irregular verbs, on the other hand, do not follow a predictable pattern when they are conjugated. For example, the verb “to be” is irregular – it doesn’t follow the normal pattern of “be, am, is, are.” There are many other irregular verbs in English, and you can learn them by studying the present simple and past simple tenses.

Hang Hung Hung
Sell Sold Sold
Bespeak Bespoke Bespoken
Arise Arose Arisen
Interweave Interwove Interwoven
Forgive Forgave Forgiven
String Strung Strung
Rend Rent Rent
Overhear Overheard Overheard
Forbid Forbad(E) Forbidden
Shine Shone Shone
Lose Lost Lost
Bear Bore Born
Forsake Forsook Forsaken
Beget Begot Begotten
Dream Dreamt Dreamt
Shrink Shrank Shrunk
Shrive Shrove Shriven
Feed Fed Fed
Fight Fought Fought
Ride Rode Ridden
Give Gave Given
Say Said Said
Meet Met Met
Shoot Shot Shot
Swear Swore Sworn
Stride Strode Stridden
Ring Rang Rung
Shed Shed Shed
Bind Bound Bound
Shit Shit/Shat Shit/Shat
Fling Flung Flung
Eat Ate Eaten
Dwell Dwelt Dwelt
Make Made Made
Foresee Foresaw Foreseen
Bestride Bestrode Bestridden
Befall Befell Befallen
Oversleep Overslept Overslept
Pay Paid Paid
Cut Cut Cut
Flee Fled Fled
Can Could
Breed Bred Bred
Seek Sought Sought
Grind Ground Ground
Show Showed Shown
Steal Stole Stolen
Mistake Mistook Mistaken
Find Found Found
Deal Dealt Dealt
Stick Stuck Stuck
Draw Drew Drawn
Strive Strove Striven
Be Was/Were Been
Fall Fell Fallen
Bid Bade/Bid Bidden/Bid
See Saw Seen
Bring Brought Brought
Blow Blew Blown
Stink Stank Stunk
Freeze Froze Frozen
Foretell Foretold Foretold
Set Set Set
Bleed Bled Bled
Abide Abode Abode
Become Became Become
Have Had Had
Forget Forgot Forgotten
Sweep Swept Swept
Bet Bet Bet
Mean Meant Meant
Begin Began Begun
Awake Awoke Awoken
Broadcast Broadcast Broadcast
Put Put Put
Bite Bit Bitten
Strike Struck Struck
Drink Drank Drunk
Get Got Got
Cast Cast Cast
Feel Felt Felt
Fly Flew Flown
Forecast Forecast Forecast
Grow Grew Grown
Read Read Read
Break Broke Broken
Build Built Built
Shake Shook Shaken
Send Sent Sent
Sting Stung Stung
Drive Drove Driven
Burn Burnt Burnt
Beat Beat Beaten
Go Went Gone
Rid Rid Rid