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                     Verbs Continued
                Regular and Irregular Verbs

To form the past and past participle of regular verbs, add d
or ed to the present, or base form.

Present/Base        Past        Past Participle
   live            lived           lived
   work           worked          worked

If a verb ends in y preceded by a consonant, form the past
and past participle by changing the y to an i and adding ed

Present/Base        Past        Past Participle
   carry          carried          carried
   try             tried            tried

If a single-syllable verb ends in a consonant preceded by a
vowel, double the consonant before adding ed

Present/Base       Past         Past Participle
   wrap          wrapped           wrapped
   hop           hopped             hopped
*There is NO general rule for forming the past and past
participles of irregular verbs.
Check a dictionary if you are unsure!

Present/Base       Past         Past Participle
bring            brought           brought
drive            drove             driven
put                put              put

				
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