Changing Verbs: General

Category: English
Posted on: Sunday, September 17, 2017


Proper use of verbs is very important to speak and write correct English. Every verb has three forms (Base Form, Past Form, Past Participle Form) followed by its ‘ing’ form. We are presenting you verb list in a easy to learn form. It has been segregated as follows :

Verbs in which all the three forms are different, Verbs in which all two forms are identical, Verbs in which all three forms are identical.

Verbs in which all the three forms are different

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form ‘ing’ form
Abide Abided Abided/Abidden Abiding
Arise Arose Arisen Arising
Awake Awoke Awoken Awaking
Be Was/Were Been Being
Bear Bore Born/Borne Bearing
Beat Beat Beaten Beating
Begin Began Begun Beginning
Bid Bade Bidden Bidding
Bite Bit Bitten Biting
Blow Blew Blown Blowing
Break Broke Broken Breaking
Choose Chose Chosen Choosing
Do Did Done Doing
Draw Drew Drawn Drawing
Drink Drank Drunk Drinking
Drive Drove Driven Driving
Eat Ate Eaten Eating
Fall Fell Fallen Falling
Fly Flew Flown Flying
Forbid Forbade Forbidden Forbidding
Foresee Foresaw Foreseen Foreseeing
Forget Forgot Forgotten Forgetting
Forgive Forgave Forgiven Forgiving
Forsake Forsook Forsaken Forsaking
Freeze Froze Frozen Freezing
Give Gave Given Giving
Go Went Gone Going
Grow Grew Grown Growing
Hide Hid Hidden Hiding
Know Knew Known Knowing
Lie Lay Lain Lying
Mistake Mistook Mistaken Mistaking
Mow Mowed Mown Mowing
Overdraw Overdrew Overdrawn Overdrawing
Overtake Overtook Overtaken Overtaking
Re-prove Re-proved Re-proven/Re-proved Re-proving
Ride Rode Ridden Riding
Ring Rang Rung Ringing
Rise Rose Risen Rising
Rive Rived Riven/Rived Riving
Saw Sawed Sawn/Sawed Sawing
See Saw Seen Seeing
Sew Sewed Sewn/Sewed Sewing
Shake Shook Shaken Shaking
Shave Shaved Shaven/Shaved Shaving
Show Showed Shown Showing
Shrink Shrank Shrunk Shrinking
Sing Sang Sung Singing
Sink Sank Sunk Sinking
Slay Slew Slain Slaying
Slide Slid Slid/Slidden Sliding
Sow Sowed Sown Sowing
Speak Spoke Spoken Speaking
Spin Span/Spun Spun Spinning
Spit Spat/Spit Spat/Spit Spitting
Split Split Split Splitting
Spoil Spoilt/Spoiled Spoilt/Spoiled Spoiling
Spread Spread Spread Spreading
Spring Sprang Sprung Springing
Stand Stood Stood Standing
Steal Stole Stolen Stealing
Stride Strode/Strided Stridden Striding
Strike Struck Struck/Stricken Striking
Strive Strove Striven Striving
Swear Swore Sworn Swearing
Swell Swelled Swollen Swelling
Swim Swam Swum Swimming
Take Took Taken Taking
Thrive Throve/Thrived Thriven/Thrived Thriving
Throw Threw Thrown Throwing
Tread Trod Trodden Treading
Undergo Underwent Undergone Undergoing
Undertake Undertook Undertaken Undertaking
Wake Woke Woken Waking
Wear Wore Worn Wearing
Weave Wove Woven Weaving
Withdraw Withdrew Withdrawn Withdrawing
Write Wrote Written Writing