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 :

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Problem Verbs : M


  1. Basic Form of the Verb : mad
    3rd Person Singular : mads
    Present Participle : madding
    Past Tense : madded
    Past Participle : madded


  2. Basic Form of the Verb : madden
    3rd Person Singular : maddens
    Present Participle : maddening
    Past Tense : maddened
    Past Participle : maddened


  3. Basic Form of the Verb : magic
    3rd Person Singular : magics
    Present Participle : magicing
    Past Tense : magiced
    Past Participle : magiced


  4. Basic Form of the Verb : man
    3rd Person Singular : mans
    Present Participle : manning
    Past Tense : manned
    Past Participle : manned


  5. Basic Form of the Verb : manumit
    3rd Person Singular : manumits
    Present Participle : manumitting
    Past Tense : manumitted
    Past Participle : manumitted


  6. Basic Form of the Verb : map
    3rd Person Singular : maps
    Present Participle : mapping
    Past Tense : mapped
    Past Participle : mapped


  7. Basic Form of the Verb : mar
    3rd Person Singular : mars
    Present Participle : marring
    Past Tense : marred
    Past Participle : marred


  8. Basic Form of the Verb : marvel
    3rd Person Singular : marvels
    Present Participle : marveling / marvelling
    Past Tense : marveled / marvelled
    Past Participle : marveled / marvelled


  9. Basic Form of the Verb : mat
    3rd Person Singular : mats
    Present Participle : matting
    Past Tense : matted
    Past Participle : matted


  10. Basic Form of the Verb : mate
    3rd Person Singular : mates
    Present Participle : mating
    Past Tense : mated
    Past Participle : mated


  11. Basic Form of the Verb : maul
    3rd Person Singular : mauls
    Present Participle : mauling / maulling
    Past Tense : mauled / maulled
    Past Participle : mauled / maulled


  12. Basic Form of the Verb : may
    3rd Person Singular : may
    Present Participle : NIL
    Past Tense : might
    Past Participle : NIL


  13. Basic Form of the Verb : medal
    3rd Person Singular : medals
    Present Participle : medaling / medalling
    Past Tense : medaled / medalled
    Past Participle : medaled / medalled


  14. Basic Form of the Verb : merchandise
    3rd Person Singular : merchandises
    Present Participle : merchandising
    Past Tense : merchandised
    Past Participle : merchandised


  15. Basic Form of the Verb : metal
    3rd Person Singular : metals
    Present Participle : metaling / metalling
    Past Tense : metaled / metalled
    Past Participle : metaled / metalled


  16. Basic Form of the Verb : mete
    3rd Person Singular : metes
    Present Participle : meting
    Past Tense : meted
    Past Participle : meted


  17. Basic Form of the Verb : midwife
    3rd Person Singular : widwifes / midwives
    Present Participle : midwifing / midwiving
    Past Tense : midwifed / midwived
    Past Participle : midwifed / midwived


  18. Basic Form of the Verb : misdeal
    3rd Person Singular : misdeals
    Present Participle : misdealing
    Past Tense : misdealt
    Past Participle : misdealt


  19. Basic Form of the Verb : misdo
    3rd Person Singular : misdoes
    Present Participle : misdoing
    Past Tense : misdid
    Past Participle : misdone


  20. Basic Form of the Verb : misfuel
    3rd Person Singular : misfuels
    Present Participle : misfueling / misfuelling
    Past Tense : misfueled / misfuelled
    Past Participle : misfueled / misfuelled


  21. Basic Form of the Verb : mislabel
    3rd Person Singular : mislabels
    Present Participle : mislabeling / mislabelling
    Past Tense : mislabeled / mislabelled
    Past Participle : mislabeled / mislabelled


  22. Basic Form of the Verb : misspeak
    3rd Person Singular : misspeaks
    Present Participle : misspeaking
    Past Tense : misspoke
    Past Participle : misspoken


  23. Basic Form of the Verb : misspend
    3rd Person Singular : misspends
    Present Participle : misspending
    Past Tense : misspent
    Past Participle : misspent


  24. Basic Form of the Verb : misunderstand
    3rd Person Singular : misunderstands
    Present Participle : misunderstanding
    Past Tense : misunderstood
    Past Participle : misunderstood


  25. Basic Form of the Verb : miswrite
    3rd Person Singular : miswrites
    Present Participle : miswriting
    Past Tense : miswrote
    Past Participle : miswritten


  26. Basic Form of the Verb : model
    3rd Person Singular : models
    Present Participle : modelling / modeling
    Past Tense : modelled / modeled
    Past Participle : modelled / modeled


  27. Basic Form of the Verb : monogram
    3rd Person Singular : monograms
    Present Participle : monogramming / monogramming
    Past Tense : monogrammed / monogrammed
    Past Participle : monogrammed / monogrammed


  28. Basic Form of the Verb : monolog
    3rd Person Singular : monologs
    Present Participle : monologging
    Past Tense : monologed
    Past Participle : monologed


  29. Basic Form of the Verb : monolongue
    3rd Person Singular : monolongues
    Present Participle : monolonguing
    Past Tense : monolongued
    Past Participle : monolongued


  30. Basic Form of the Verb : mope
    3rd Person Singular : mopes
    Present Participle : moping
    Past Tense : moped
    Past Participle : moped


  31. Basic Form of the Verb : mortgage
    3rd Person Singular : mortgages
    Present Participle : mortgaging
    Past Tense : mortgaged
    Past Participle : mortgaged


  32. Basic Form of the Verb : mosaic
    3rd Person Singular : mosaics
    Present Participle : mosaicking
    Past Tense : mosaicked
    Past Participle : mosaicked


  33. Basic Form of the Verb : mud
    3rd Person Singular : muds
    Present Participle : mudding
    Past Tense : mudded
    Past Participle : mudded


  34. Basic Form of the Verb : mug
    3rd Person Singular : mugs
    Present Participle : mugging
    Past Tense : mugged
    Past Participle : mugged


  35. Basic Form of the Verb : mum
    3rd Person Singular : mums
    Present Participle : mumming
    Past Tense : mummed
    Past Participle : mummed


  36. Basic Form of the Verb : must
    3rd Person Singular : must
    Present Participle : NIL
    Past Tense : had to
    Past Participle : NIL


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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