Burst and hurt
The word burst has only one form – burst. It does not have forms like bursted or bursten.
- The balloon burst. (Here burst is used in the past tense.)
- She burst into tears. (Here again burst is used in the past tense.)
- The balloon will burst if you inflate it too much.
- Water pipes tend to burst in cold weather.
- She bursts into tears whenever you mention his name.
Likewise, the word ‘hurt’ also has just one form. It does not have forms like hurted.
- These new shoes hurt. (Present tense)
- My left foot hurts. (Present tense)
- Her caustic remarks hurt us. (Past tense)
- The driver hurt himself in the accident.
- It hurts me when you talk that way.