Problem Verbs



Problem Verbs :



Listed below are English Verbs whose principle parts may cause confusion or difficulty in spelling. Note the different spellings in the Past Tense and Participle forms, a single l, m and t for American English and a double consonant for British English.


Problem Verbs in Alphabetical Order :

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


Problem Verbs : B


  1. Basic Form of the Verb : bat
    3rd Person Singular : bats
    Present Participle : batting
    Past Tense : batted
    Past Participle : batted


  2. Basic Form of the Verb : bed
    3rd Person Singular : beds
    Present Participle : bedding
    Past Tense : bedded
    Past Participle : bedded


  3. Basic Form of the Verb : befit
    3rd Person Singular : befits
    Present Participle : befitting
    Past Tense : befitted
    Past Participle : befitted


  4. Basic Form of the Verb : beget
    3rd Person Singular : begets
    Present Participle : begetting
    Past Tense : begot / begat
    Past Participle : begotten / begot


  5. Basic Form of the Verb : behold
    3rd Person Singular : beholds
    Present Participle : beholding
    Past Tense : beheld
    Past Participle : beheld


  6. Basic Form of the Verb : belie
    3rd Person Singular : belies
    Present Participle : belying
    Past Tense : belied
    Past Participle : belied


  7. Basic Form of the Verb : benefit
    3rd Person Singular : benefits
    Present Participle : benefitting
    Past Tense : benefited
    Past Participle : benefited


  8. Basic Form of the Verb : bereave
    3rd Person Singular : bereaves
    Present Participle : bereaving
    Past Tense : bereaved / bereft
    Past Participle : bereaved / bereft


  9. Basic Form of the Verb : beseech
    3rd Person Singular : beseechs
    Present Participle : beseeching
    Past Tense : besought / beseeched
    Past Participle : besought / beseeched


  10. Basic Form of the Verb : beset
    3rd Person Singular : besets
    Present Participle : besetting
    Past Tense : beset
    Past Participle : beset


  11. Basic Form of the Verb : bestride
    3rd Person Singular : bestrides
    Present Participle : bestriding
    Past Tense : bestrode
    Past Participle : bestridden


  12. Basic Form of the Verb : betake
    3rd Person Singular : betake
    Present Participle : betaking
    Past Tense : betook
    Past Participle : betaken


  13. Basic Form of the Verb : bid
    3rd Person Singular : bids
    Present Participle : bidding
    Past Tense : bade
    Past Participle : bidden


  14. Basic Form of the Verb : binge
    3rd Person Singular : binges
    Present Participle : binging / bingeing
    Past Tense : binged
    Past Participle : binged


  15. Basic Form of the Verb : blab
    3rd Person Singular : blabs
    Present Participle : blabbing
    Past Tense : blabbed
    Past Participle : blabbed


  16. Basic Form of the Verb : blot
    3rd Person Singular : blots
    Present Participle : blotting
    Past Tense : blotted
    Past Participle : blotted


  17. Basic Form of the Verb : blur
    3rd Person Singular : blurs
    Present Participle : blurring
    Past Tense : blurred
    Past Participle : blurred


  18. Basic Form of the Verb : bob
    3rd Person Singular : bobs
    Present Participle : bobbing
    Past Tense : bobbed
    Past Participle : bobbed


  19. Basic Form of the Verb : bobsled
    3rd Person Singular : bobsleds
    Present Participle : bobsledding
    Past Tense : bobsledded
    Past Participle : bobsledded


  20. Basic Form of the Verb : boo
    3rd Person Singular : boos
    Present Participle : booing
    Past Tense : booed
    Past Participle : booed


  21. Basic Form of the Verb : bop
    3rd Person Singular : bops
    Present Participle : bopping
    Past Tense : bopped
    Past Participle : bopped


  22. Basic Form of the Verb : brim
    3rd Person Singular : brims
    Present Participle : brimming
    Past Tense : brimmed
    Past Participle : brimmed


  23. Basic Form of the Verb : bug
    3rd Person Singular : bugs
    Present Participle : bugging
    Past Tense : bugged
    Past Participle : bugged


  24. Basic Form of the Verb : bum
    3rd Person Singular : bums
    Present Participle : bumming
    Past Tense : bummed
    Past Participle : bummed


  25. Basic Form of the Verb : bus
    3rd Person Singular : buses / busses
    Present Participle : busing / bussing
    Past Tense : bused / bussed
    Past Participle : bused / bussed


Problem Verbs in Alphabetical Order :

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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