List of irregular verbs: S – Z

This is a list of over 180 common English irregular verbs, with their past simple and past participle forms.

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English irregular verbs S – Z
Verb (infinitive) Past simple form Past participle
saw sawed sawn /sawed
say said said
see saw seen
seek sought sought
sell sold sold
send sent sent
set set set
sew sewed sewn/sewed
shake shook shaken
shear sheared sheared/shorn
shed shed shed
shine shone shone
shoot shot shot
show showed shown
shrink shrank shrunk
shut shut shut
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk
sit sat sat
sleep slept slept
slay slew slayed /slain
slide slid slid
sling slung slung
slit slit slit
smell smelt /smelled smelt /smelled
smite smote smitten
sow sowed sown /sowed
speak spoke spoken
speed sped /speeded sped /speeded
spell spelt /spelled spelt /spelled
spend spent spent
spill spilt /spilled spilt /spilled
spin spun spun
spit spat spat
split split split
spoil spoilt /spoiled spoilt /spoiled
spread spread spread
spring sprang sprung
stand stood stood
steal stole stolen
stick stuck stuck
sting stung stung
stink stank stunk
stride strode stridden
strike struck struck
strive strove striven
swear swore sworn
sweep swept swept
swell swelled swelled /swollen
swim swam swum
swing swung swung
Verb (infinitive) Past simple form Past participle
take took taken
teach taught taught
tear tore torn
tell told told
think thought thought
thrive thrived /throve thrived /thriven
throw threw thrown
thrust thrust thrust
tread trod trodden /trod
understand understood understood
uphold upheld upheld
upset upset upset
wake woke woken
wear wore worn
weave wove /weaved woven /weaved
wed wedded /wed wedded /wed
weep wept wept
win won won
wind wound wound
withdraw withdrew withdrawn
withhold withheld withheld
withstand withstood withstood
wring wrung wrung
write wrote written

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