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 : C


  1. Basic Form of the Verb : can
    3rd Person Singular : can
    Present Participle : NIL
    Past Tense : could
    Past Participle : NIL


  2. Basic Form of the Verb : cancel
    3rd Person Singular : cancels
    Present Participle : canceling / cancelling
    Past Tense : canceled / cancelled
    Past Participle : canceled / cancelled


  3. Basic Form of the Verb : cane
    3rd Person Singular : canes
    Present Participle : caning
    Past Tense : caned
    Past Participle : caned


  4. Basic Form of the Verb : cap
    3rd Person Singular : caps
    Present Participle : capping
    Past Tense : capped
    Past Participle : capped


  5. Basic Form of the Verb : catalog
    3rd Person Singular : catalogs
    Present Participle : cataloging
    Past Tense : cataloged
    Past Participle : cataloged


  6. Basic Form of the Verb : catalogue
    3rd Person Singular : catalogues
    Present Participle : cataloguing
    Past Tense : catalogued
    Past Participle : catalogued


  7. Basic Form of the Verb : channel
    3rd Person Singular : channels
    Present Participle : channeling / channelling
    Past Tense : channeled / channelled
    Past Participle : channeled / channelled


  8. Basic Form of the Verb : chap
    3rd Person Singular : chaps
    Present Participle : chapping
    Past Tense : chapped
    Past Participle : chapped


  9. Basic Form of the Verb : chide
    3rd Person Singular : chides
    Present Participle : chiding
    Past Tense : chided
    Past Participle : chided


  10. Basic Form of the Verb : chin
    3rd Person Singular : chins
    Present Participle : chinning
    Past Tense : chinned
    Past Participle : chinned


  11. Basic Form of the Verb : chip
    3rd Person Singular : chips
    Present Participle : chipping
    Past Tense : chipped
    Past Participle : chipped


  12. Basic Form of the Verb : chug
    3rd Person Singular : chugs
    Present Participle : chugging
    Past Tense : chugged
    Past Participle : chugged


  13. Basic Form of the Verb : chum
    3rd Person Singular : chums
    Present Participle : chumming
    Past Tense : chummed
    Past Participle : chummed


  14. Basic Form of the Verb : clad
    3rd Person Singular : clads
    Present Participle : cladding
    Past Tense : clad
    Past Participle : clad


  15. Basic Form of the Verb : clap
    3rd Person Singular : claps
    Present Participle : clapping
    Past Tense : clapped
    Past Participle : clapped


  16. Basic Form of the Verb : cleave
    3rd Person Singular : cleaves
    Present Participle : cleaving
    Past Tense : cleft / cleaved / clove
    Past Participle : cleft / cleaved / clove


  17. Basic Form of the Verb : clip
    3rd Person Singular : clips
    Present Participle : clipping
    Past Tense : clipped
    Past Participle : clipped


  18. Basic Form of the Verb : clog
    3rd Person Singular : clogs
    Present Participle : clogging
    Past Tense : clogged
    Past Participle : clogged


  19. Basic Form of the Verb : clot
    3rd Person Singular : clots
    Present Participle : clotting
    Past Tense : clotted
    Past Participle : clotted


  20. Basic Form of the Verb : club
    3rd Person Singular : clubs
    Present Participle : clubbing
    Past Tense : clubbed
    Past Participle : clubbed


  21. Basic Form of the Verb : combat
    3rd Person Singular : combats
    Present Participle : combating / combatting
    Past Tense : combated / combatted
    Past Participle : combated / combatted


  22. Basic Form of the Verb : commit
    3rd Person Singular : commits
    Present Participle : committing
    Past Tense : committed
    Past Participle : committed


  23. Basic Form of the Verb : confer
    3rd Person Singular : confers
    Present Participle : conferring
    Past Tense : conferred
    Past Participle : conferred


  24. Basic Form of the Verb : control
    3rd Person Singular : controls
    Present Participle : controlling
    Past Tense : controlled
    Past Participle : controlled


  25. Basic Form of the Verb : coo
    3rd Person Singular : coos
    Present Participle : cooing
    Past Tense : cooed
    Past Participle : cooed


  26. Basic Form of the Verb : cop
    3rd Person Singular : cops
    Present Participle : copping
    Past Tense : copped
    Past Participle : copped


  27. Basic Form of the Verb : cope
    3rd Person Singular : copes
    Present Participle : coping
    Past Tense : coped
    Past Participle : coped


  28. Basic Form of the Verb : counsel
    3rd Person Singular : counsels
    Present Participle : counseling / counselling
    Past Tense : counseled / counselled
    Past Participle : counseled / counselled


  29. Basic Form of the Verb : crab
    3rd Person Singular : crabs
    Present Participle : crabbing
    Past Tense : crabbed
    Past Participle : crabbed


  30. Basic Form of the Verb : crop
    3rd Person Singular : crops
    Present Participle : cropping
    Past Tense : cropped
    Past Participle : cropped


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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