I’ve written a couple of posts about tricky irregular verbs such as lead and lie/lay. Today I ran across a recent post about irregular verbs at the Language Log blog that lists some of the more confusing verbs and their proper forms alongside verbs with similar present-tense forms whose past tense forms are created differently. I pulled this table straight out of the post.
|PLAIN PRES||PRETERITE||PAST PART.|
|get||get||got||gotten||(got in British English)|
|bring||bring||brought||brought||(brung in some non-standard dialects)|
The “plain pres” column lists the present tense, the “preterite” lists basically the simple…
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