Irregular Verbs Exercise 1

Most verbs in English form their past and past participle forms by adding -ed to the first form. These are called regular verbs.

Examples are: Work / worked / worked; Watch / watched / watched; Pray / prayed / prayed

There are also some irregular verbs in English. You can find a list of irregular verbs here.

Grammar exercise – Irregular verbs

This grammar exercise allows you to practice common irregular verbs.

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate past simple form.

1. I ……………. James yesterday. (meet)
2. I …………… to Mumbai in 2002. (come)
3. The castle …………… on the hill for 500 years. (stand)
4. I …………. my homework in the morning itself. (do)
5. The boys …………. (sing) and the girls danced.
6. The cat …………… the cake. (eat)
7. He …………. (fall) off the ladder and ………….. (break) his arm.

8. We …………. the child to the doctor. (take)
9. I …………… (find) the keys in the closet.
10. She …………. (get) a necklace for her birthday.
11. He ……….. (sell) his house before moving to Germany.
12. I …………. (go) to Tokyo last month.
13. Finally my parents ………… me go to the movies. (let)
14. Rahul …………. (pay) for the drinks.
15. I …………. (see) a nice movie yesterday.
16. The girl ………….. (wear) a pink frock to the party.
17. I ……………. (think) he would help me.
18. She ……….. (put) the books on the table.
19. The dog …………. (run) after the cat.
20. Ravi …………. (say) that he would come.
21. I ………….. (buy) a laptop last week.
22. Mother ………….. (make) a delicious cake yesterday.
23. The old woman …………. (sit) in a corner.
24. Rani ……………. (break) another glass in the morning.
25. I …………… (write) to my mother yesterday.

Answers

1. I met James yesterday.
2. I came to Mumbai in 2002.
3. The castle stood on the hill for 500 years.
4. I did my homework in the morning itself.
5. The boys sang and the girls danced.
6. The cat ate the cake.
7. He fell off the ladder and broke his arm.

8. We took the child to the doctor.
9. I found the keys in the closet.
10. She got a necklace for her birthday.
11. He sold his house before moving to Germany.
12. I went to Tokyo last month.
13. Finally my parents let me go to the movies.
14. Rahul paid for the drinks.
15. I saw a nice movie yesterday.
16. The girl wore a pink frock to the party.
17. I thought he would help me.
18. She put the books on the table.
19. The dog ran after the cat.
20. Ravi said that he would come.
21. I bought a laptop last week.
22. Mother made a delicious cake yesterday.
23. The old woman sat in a corner.
24. Rani broke another glass in the morning.
25. I wrote to my mother yesterday.

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