One Strong Verb and One Weak Verb



One Strong Verb and One Weak Verb :



Some verbs have two forms - one strong and one weak.

Present Tense….Past Tense…. Past Participle

1. Strong Verb : Awake….awoke….awoke

Weak Verb : Awake….Awaked….awaked


2. Strong Verb : Hang….hung….hung [to fix something at the top so that the lower part is free]

Weak Verb : Hang….hanged…. hanged (caused to die)


3. Strong Verb : Thrive….throve….throve

Weak Verb : Thrive….thrived…..thrived


4. Strong Verb : Wake….woke…. woke

Weak Verb : Wake….waked…..waked

Note :

His pictures were hung in the museum of Madras.
He hanged himself in a fit of remorse. (hang : cause to die)
The murderer was condemned to be hanged.

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