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Ed and T :

You have learnt your lessons only in UK-influenced countries, you’ve learned them in the US There are several common verbs which often have “T” endings in Britain which seem a little quaint and poetic in American English, where we prefer “-ED.” Other examples :

“dreamt/dreamed,” “dwelt/dwelled,” “leant/leaned,” “leapt/leaped,” and “spelt/spelled.”

However, the following alternatives are both common in the US:

"burned/burnt” and “kneeled/knelt.”

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