Unusual Irregular Verbs

These irregular verbs are uncommon. Even native English speakers don't use these often.

Irregular Verbs
Verb Past Simple Past Participle
Abide Abode/Abided Abode/Abided/Abidden
Alight Alit/Alighted Alit/Alighted
Arise Arose Arisen
Awake Awoke Awoken
Behold Beheld Beheld
Bid Bade Bidden
Burst Burst Burst
Cast Cast Cast
Clothe Clad/Clothed Clad/Clothed
Dwell Dwelt Dwelt
Flee Fled Fled
Fling Flung Flung
Forbid Forbade/Forbad Forbidden
Forecast Forecast/Forecasted Forecast/Forecasted
Foresee Foresaw Foreseen
Foretell Foretold Foretold
Forsake Forsook Forsaken
Inlay Inlaid Inlaid
Input Input/Inputted Input/Inputted
Interlay Interlaid Interlaid
Leap Leapt/Leaped Leapt/Leaped
Mow Mowed Mown
Overdraw Overdrew Overdrawn
Overhear Overheard Overheard
Overtake Overtook Overtaken
Preset Preset Preset
Rid Rid/Ridded Rid/Ridded
Shear Shore/Sheared Shorn/Sheared
Shed Shed Shed
Slay Slew Slain
Slink Slunk Slunk
Sow Sowed Sown
Speed Sped/Speeded Sped/Speeded
Stink Stank Stunk
Stride Strode/Strided Stridden
Strip Stript/Stripped Stript/Stripped
Strive Strove Striven
Swear Swore Sworn
Swell Swelled Swollen
Thrust Thrust Thrust
Undergo Underwent Undergone
Undertake Undertook Undertaken
Vex Vext/Vexed Vext/Vexed
Weave Wove Woven
Weep Wept Wept
Wet Wet Wet
Wind Wound Wound
Withdraw Withdrew Withdrawn
Withhold Withheld Withheld
Withstand Withstood Withstood

You can find more useful irregular verbs in the Common Irregular Verbs table or the Advanced Irregular Verbs table.


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