Elementary Grammar Exercise

Past Tense - Set:2 Irregular Verb

 Question
Exercise: Write the past forms of the irregular verbs.

    

We form the Past Simple of regular verbs by adding -ed to the verbs:

walk-->walked
watch--watched
open-->opened
ask-->asked

Some exceptions:

1) verbs ending with -e, adding -d:
live-->lived
like-->liked

2) verbs ending with a consonant and -y, replacing -y with -ied:
apply-->applied
try-->tried

3) most verbs ending with one vowel and one consonant, doubling the vowel:
stop-->stopped
plan-->planned

4)Many verbs have an irregular Past Simple form:
do-->did
have-->had
take-->took
buy-->bought
come-->came
stand-->stood
find-->found
ring-->rang
go-->went
say-->said
fly -->flew
 Answer Sheet
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1. do -- ____
2. buy -- ____
3. put -- ____
4. lay -- ____
5. stand -- ____
6. burn -- ____
7. sing -- ____
8. meet -- ____
9. leave -- ____
10. sit -- ____

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