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Battle For Britain Irregular Verbs (English)

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Irregular verbs for Battle For Britain course
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Battle For Britain Irregular Verbs (English)
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    • be was been
    • do did done
      used to refer to actions that you do not mention by name or do not know about
    • go went gone/been
      to move or travel from one place to another
    • come came come
      to move to or towards a person or place
    • become became become
      to start to be something
    • break broke broken
      to be damaged and separated into two or more parts, as a result of force; to damage something in this way
    • choose chose chosen
      to decide which thing or person you want out of the ones that are available
    • freeze froze frozen
      to become hard, and often turn to ice, as a result of extreme cold; to make something do this
    • speak spoke spoken
      to use your voice to say something; to talk to somebody about something
    • steal stole stolen
      to take something from a person, shop, etc. without permission and without intending to return it or pay for it
    • wake woke woken
      to stop sleeping; to make somebody stop sleeping
    • beat beat beaten
      to hit a person hard and many times in order to hurt them
    • bite bit bitten
      to use your teeth to cut into or through something
    • drive drove driven
      to operate a vehicle so that it goes in a particular direction
    • eat ate eaten
      to put food in your mouth, bite it and swallow it
    • fall fell fallen
      to drop down from a higher level to a lower level
    • forbid forbade forbidden
      to order somebody not to do something; to order that something must not be done
    • forget forgot forgotten
      to not remember to do something that you ought to do, or to bring or buy something that you ought to bring or buy
    • forgive forgave forgiven
      to stop feeling angry with somebody who has done something to harm, annoy or upset you; to stop feeling angry with yourself
    • give gave given
      to hand something to somebody so that they can look at it, use it or keep it for a time
    • hide hid hidden
      to put or keep somebody/something in a place where they/it cannot be seen or found
    • ride rode ridden
      to sit on and control a bicycle, motorcycle, horse, etc.
    • stride strode stridden
      to walk with long steps in a particular direction
    • rise rose risen
      to come or go upwards; to reach a higher level or position
    • arise arose arisen
      to happen; to start to exist
    • write wrote written
      to make letters or numbers on a surface, especially using a pen or a pencil
    • see saw seen
      to become aware of somebody/something by using your eyes
    • shake shook shaken
      to move or make somebody/something move with short quick movements from side to side or up and down
    • take took taken
      to make somebody/something go from one level, situation, etc. to another
    • lie lay lain
      to be or put yourself in a flat position so that you are not standing or sitting
    • bet bet bet
      to risk money on a race or an event by trying to predict the result (this verb can also be REGULAR)
    • broadcast broadcast broadcast
      to send out programmes on television or radio
    • burst burst burst
      to break open or apart, especially because of pressure from inside; to make something break in this way
    • cost cost cost
      if something ____s a particular amount of money, you need to pay that amount in order to buy, make or do it
    • cut cut cut
      to make an opening or a wound in something, especially with a sharp tool
    • fit fit fit
      to be the right shape and size for somebody/something (this verb can also be REGULAR in BrE)
    • hit hit hit
      to bring your hand, or an object you are holding, against somebody/something quickly and with force
    • hurt hurt hurt
      to cause pain to somebody/yourself; to injure somebody/yourself
    • let let let
      to allow somebody to do something or something to happen without trying to stop it
    • put put put
      to move something into a particular place or position
    • set set set
      to prepare or arrange something so that it is ready for use or in position
    • shut shut shut
      to close something; to become closed
    • split split split
      to divide, or to make something divide, into two or more parts
    • spread spread spread
      to affect or make something affect, be known by, or be used by more and more people
    • quit quit quit
      1) to leave your job, school, etc.; 2) to stop doing sth
    • blow blew blown
      to send out air from the mouth
    • grow grew grown
      to increase in size, number, strength or quality
    • know knew known
      to have information in your mind as a result of experience or because you have learned or been told it
    • throw threw thrown
      to send something from your hand through the air by moving your hand or arm quickly
    • fly flew flown
      to move through the air, using wings
    • draw drew drawn
      to make pictures, or a picture of something, with a pencil, pen or chalk (but not paint); to move something/somebody by pulling it or them gently
    • sew sewed sewn/sewed
      to use a needle and thread to make stitches in cloth
    • show showed shown
      to let somebody see something
    • swear swore sworn
      1) to make a serious promise to do something; 2) to use rude or offensive language, usually because you are angry
    • tear tore torn
      to damage something by pulling it apart or into pieces or by cutting it on something sharp; to become damaged in this way
    • wear wore worn
      to have something on your body as a piece of clothing, a decoration, etc.
    • begin began begun
      to start doing something; to do the first part of something
    • drink drank drunk
      to take liquid into your mouth and then down your throat into your stomach
    • swim swam swum
      to move through water by moving your arms and legs, without touching the bottom
    • ring rang rung
      1) to phone somebody/something; 2) if you ____ a bell or if a bell ____s, it produces a sound
    • sing sang sung
      to make musical sounds with your voice in the form of a song or tune
    • sink sank sunk
      to go down below the surface or towards the bottom of a liquid or soft substance
    • stink stank stunk
      to have a strong, unpleasant smell
    • shrink shrank shrunk
      to become smaller, especially when washed in water that is too hot; to make clothes, cloth, etc. smaller in this way
    • spring sprang sprung
      to move suddenly and violently
    • run ran run
      to move using your legs, going faster than when you walk
    • burn burnt burnt
      to produce flames and heat (this verb can also be REGULAR)
    • learn learnt learnt
      to gain knowledge or skill by studying, from experience, from being taught, etc. (this verb can also be REGULAR)
    • smell smelt smelt
      to put your nose near something and breathe (this verb can also be REGULAR)
    • spell spelt spelt
      to say or write the letters of a word in the correct order (this verb can also be REGULAR)
    • spoil spoilt spoilt
      to change sth good into sth bad, unpleasant, useless, etc. to change sth good into sth bad, unpleasant, useless, etc. (this verb can also be REGULAR)
    • feel felt felt
      to experience a particular feeling or emotion
    • lead led led
      to go with or in front of a person or an animal to show the way or to make them go in the right direction
    • leave left left
      to go away from a person or a place
    • meet met met
      1) to come together; 2) to see and know somebody for the first time
    • deal dealt dealt
      to take appropriate action in a particular situation or according to who you are talking to, managing, etc.
    • dream dreamt dreamt
      1) to experience a series of images, events and feelings in your mind while you are asleep; 2) to imagine and think about something that you would like to happen (this verb can also be REGULAR)
    • mean meant meant
      1) to have something as a meaning; 2) to intend to say something on a particular occasion
    • lean leant leant
      to bend or move from a vertical position (this verb can also be REGULAR)
    • lose lost lost
      1) to be unable to find something/somebody; 2) to be defeated; to fail to win
    • shoot shot shot
      to fire a gun or other weapon; to fire something from a weapon
    • get got got
      1) to receive; 2) to become; 3) to arrive
    • dig dug dug
      to make a hole in the ground or to move soil from one place to another using your hands, a tool or a machine
    • stick stuck stuck
      1) to fix something to something else, usually with a sticky substance; to become fixed to something in this way; 2) to push something, usually a sharp object, into something
    • sling slung slung
      1) to throw something somewhere in a careless way; 2) to put something somewhere where it hangs loosely
    • sting stung stung
      to touch your skin or make a very small hole in it so that you feel a sharp pain
    • swing swung swung
      1) to move backwards or forwards or from side to side while hanging from a fixed point; 2) to try to hit somebody/something
    • strike struck struck
      to hit somebody/something hard or with force
    • win won won
      to be the most successful in a competition, race, battle, etc.
    • hang hung hung
      to attach something, or to be attached, at the top so that the lower part is free or loose ,
    • light lit lit
      1) to give light to something or to a place; 2) to make something start to burn
    • slide slid slid
      to move easily over a smooth or wet surface; to make something move in this way
    • sit sat sat
      to rest your weight on your bottom with your back straight, for example on/in a chair
    • spit spat spat
      to force liquid, food, etc. out of your mouth
    • creep crept crept
      to move slowly, quietly and carefully, because you do not want to be seen or heard
    • keep kept kept
      to continue to have something and not give it back or throw it away
    • kneel knelt knelt
      to be in or move into a position where your body is supported on your knee or knees
    • sleep slept slept
      to rest with your eyes closed and your mind and body not active
    • sweep swept swept
      to clean a room, surface, etc. using a broom (= a type of brush on a long handle)
    • weep wept wept
      to cry, usually because you are sad
    • sell sold sold
      to give something to somebody in exchange for money
    • tell told told
      to give information to somebody by speaking or writing
    • bring brought brought
      to come to a place with somebody/something
    • buy bought bought
      to obtain something by paying money for it
    • catch caught caught
      to stop and hold a moving object or person, especially in your hands
    • fight fought fought
      to take part in a war or battle against an enemy
    • teach taught taught
      to give lessons to students in a school, college, university, etc.; to help somebody learn something by giving information about it
    • think thought thought
      to use your mind to consider something, to form connected ideas, to try to solve problems, etc.
    • seek sought sought
      to look for something/somebody
    • bind bound bound
      to tie somebody/something with rope, string, etc. so that they/it cannot move or are held together strongly
    • find found found
      to discover somebody/something unexpectedly or by chance
    • grind ground ground
      to break or press something into very small pieces between two hard surfaces or using a special machine
    • shine shone shone
      to produce or reflect light; to be bright
    • have had had
      to own, hold or possess something
    • hear heard heard
      to be aware of sounds with your ears
    • hold held held
      to have somebody/something in your hand, arms, etc.
    • bleed bled bled
      to lose blood, especially from a wound or an injury
    • breed bred bred
      to keep animals or plants in order to produce young ones for a particular purpose
    • flee fled fled
      to leave a person or place very quickly, especially because you are afraid of possible danger
    • feed fed fed
      to give food to a person or an animal
    • read read read
      to look at and understand the meaning of written or printed words or symbols
    • lay laid laid
      to put somebody/something in a particular position, especially when it is done gently or carefully
    • pay paid paid
      to give somebody money for work, goods, services, etc.
    • say said said
      to speak or tell somebody something, using words
    • make made made
      to create or prepare something by combining materials or putting parts together
    • wind wound wound
      1) (of a road, river, etc.) to have many bends and twists; 2) to wrap or twist sth around itself or sth else
    • bend bent bent
      to force something that was straight into an angle or a curve
    • build built built
      to make something, especially a building, by putting parts together
    • lend lent lent
      to give something to somebody or allow them to use something that belongs to you, which they have to return to you later
    • send sent sent
      to make something go or be taken to a place, especially by post, email, radio, etc.
    • spend spent spent
      1) to give money to pay for goods, services, etc. ; 2) to use time for a particular purpose; to pass time
    • stand stood stood
      to be on your feet; to be in a vertical position
    • understand understood understood
      to know or realize the meaning of words, a language, what somebody says, etc.
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