English Irregular Verbs

There are many Irregular Verbs in English which do not conform to the pattern. The principal parts of the English verb are the base form, the simple past, and the past participle. For regular verbs, the simple past and the past participle are spelled the same and are created by adding ed to the base form. However, there are many irregular verbs in English which do not conform to this pattern.

The additional forms of the verb in English are the s form (3rd person singular present), and the present participle, which is created by adding ing to the base form. There are no irregular forms of the present participle, so the spelling of any verb will adhere to the rules of spelling for regular inflection.

A comprehensive list of English irregular verbs, including their base form, past simple, past participle and definitions is here below.


  1. Fall
  2. Farebeet
  3. Fast-Cut
  4. Feed
  5. Feel
  6. Fight
  7. Find
  8. Fit
  9. Flash-Freeze
  10. Flee
  11. Fling
  12. Flood-Light
  13. Fly
  14. Flyblow
  15. Forbear
  16. Forbid
  17. Force-Feed
  18. Fordo
  19. Foredo
  20. Forecast
  21. Forefeel
  22. Forego
  23. Foreknow
  24. Forerun
  25. Foresee
  26. Foreshow
  27. Forespeak
  28. Foretell
  29. Forget
  30. Forgive
  31. Forlese
  32. Forsake
  33. Forswear
  34. Fraught
  35. Free-Fall
  36. Freeze
  37. Frostbite

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