Irregular Verbs Exercise 2

This grammar exercise is meant for students of classes 5, 6 and 7. It allows you to practice irregular verbs.

There are several irregular verbs in English. You can find a list of common irregular verbs here. While most verbs in English form their past and past participle forms by adding-ed to the first form, irregular verbs form their past and past participle forms in different ways.

Fill in the blanks with the simple past tense form of the verb given in the brackets.

Irregular verbs – Grammar exercise 2

  1. I …………………… (hear) a lovely song on the radio.
  2. I …………………. (read) an interesting article in the newspaper.
  3. She ………………. (speak) rather rudely to me the other day.
  4. I ………………… (understand) everything that she said.
  5. I ………………. (forget) to post the letter.
  6. I …………………. (have) breakfast at 8 am.
  7. I ……………… (lose) my purse.
  8. They …………….. (swim) across the river.
  9. My mother …………….. (give) me a necklace for my birthday.
  10. She ………………. (become) a mother at 18.
  11. If I ……………….. (know) the answer I would tell you.
  12. He …………….. (tell) me a lie.
  13. He ……………… (lend) me ten thousand rupees.
  14. I ………………… (drink) too much tea yesterday.
  15. The children ……………… (sleep) on the floor.
  16. He ……………… (keep) his promise.
  17. I ……………………. (choose) the red scarf.
  18. The show ……………….. (begin) late.
  19. The birds ………………. (fly) in the sky.
  20. They …………………. (drive) to work.
  21. My father ……………….. (teach) me how to drive.
  22. I ……………….. (send) the parcel in the morning.
  23. We ……………… (leave) the park at 7 o’clock.
  24. I ……………… (feel) miserable after losing the match.
  25. Yesterday, she ……………….. (bring) her daughter to office.

Answers

  1. I heard a lovely song on the radio.
  2. I read an interesting article in the newspaper.
  3. She spoke rather rudely to me the other day.
  4. I understood everything that she said.
  5. I forgot to post the letter.
  6. I had breakfast at 8 am.
  7. I lost my purse.
  8. They swam across the river.
  9. My mother gave me a necklace for my birthday.
  10. She became a mother at 18.
  11. If I knew the answer I would tell you.
  12. He told me a lie.
  13. He lent me ten thousand rupees.
  14. I drank too much tea yesterday.
  15. The children slept on the floor.
  16. He kept his promise.
  17. I chose the red scarf.
  18. The show began late.
  19. The birds flew in the sky.
  20. They drove to work.
  21. My father taught me how to drive.
  22. I sent the parcel in the morning.
  23. We left the park at 7 o’clock.
  24. I felt miserable after losing the match.
  25. Yesterday, She brought her daughter to office.
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