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 : R


  1. Basic Form of the Verb : rag
    3rd Person Singular : rags
    Present Participle : ragging
    Past Tense : ragged
    Past Participle : ragged


  2. Basic Form of the Verb : rage
    3rd Person Singular : rages
    Present Participle : raging
    Past Tense : raged
    Past Participle : raged


  3. Basic Form of the Verb : rally
    3rd Person Singular : rallies
    Present Participle : rallying
    Past Tense : rallied
    Past Participle : rallied


  4. Basic Form of the Verb : ram
    3rd Person Singular : rams
    Present Participle : ramming
    Past Tense : rammed
    Past Participle : rammed


  5. Basic Form of the Verb : ramble
    3rd Person Singular : rambles
    Present Participle : rambling
    Past Tense : rambled
    Past Participle : rambled


  6. Basic Form of the Verb : rattle
    3rd Person Singular : rattles
    Present Participle : rattling
    Past Tense : rattled
    Past Participle : rattled


  7. Basic Form of the Verb : rebind
    3rd Person Singular : rebinds
    Present Participle : rebinding
    Past Tense : rebound
    Past Participle : rebound


  8. Basic Form of the Verb : rebut
    3rd Person Singular : rebuts
    Present Participle : rebutting
    Past Tense : rebutted
    Past Participle : rebutted


  9. Basic Form of the Verb : recap
    3rd Person Singular : recaps
    Present Participle : recapping
    Past Tense : recapped
    Past Participle : recapped


  10. Basic Form of the Verb : recede
    3rd Person Singular : recedes
    Present Participle : receding
    Past Tense : receded
    Past Participle : receded


  11. Basic Form of the Verb : recur
    3rd Person Singular : recurs
    Present Participle : recurring
    Past Tense : recurred
    Past Participle : recurred


  12. Basic Form of the Verb : reflag
    3rd Person Singular : reflags
    Present Participle : reflagging
    Past Tense : reflagged
    Past Participle : reflagged


  13. Basic Form of the Verb : rely
    3rd Person Singular : relies
    Present Participle : relying
    Past Tense : relied
    Past Participle : relied


  14. Basic Form of the Verb : remake
    3rd Person Singular : remakes
    Present Participle : remaking
    Past Tense : remade
    Past Participle : remade


  15. Basic Form of the Verb : remit
    3rd Person Singular : remits
    Present Participle : remitting
    Past Tense : remitted
    Past Participle : remitted


  16. Basic Form of the Verb : remodel
    3rd Person Singular : remodels
    Present Participle : remodeling / remodelling
    Past Tense : remodeled / remodelled
    Past Participle : remodeled / remodelled


  17. Basic Form of the Verb : repel
    3rd Person Singular : repels
    Present Participle : repelling
    Past Tense : repelled
    Past Participle : repelled


  18. Basic Form of the Verb : reread
    3rd Person Singular : rereads
    Present Participle : rereading
    Past Tense : reread
    Past Participle : reread


  19. Basic Form of the Verb : rerun
    3rd Person Singular : reruns
    Present Participle : rerunning
    Past Tense : reran
    Past Participle : rerun


  20. Basic Form of the Verb : rescue
    3rd Person Singular : rescues
    Present Participle : rescuing
    Past Tense : rescued
    Past Participle : rescued


  21. Basic Form of the Verb : reset
    3rd Person Singular : resets
    Present Participle : resetting
    Past Tense : reset
    Past Participle : reset


  22. Basic Form of the Verb : rethink
    3rd Person Singular : rethinks
    Present Participle : rethinking
    Past Tense : rethought
    Past Participle : rethought


  23. Basic Form of the Verb : retread
    3rd Person Singular : retreads
    Present Participle : retreading
    Past Tense : retreaded / retrod
    Past Participle : retreaded / retrod


  24. Basic Form of the Verb : rev
    3rd Person Singular : revs
    Present Participle : revving
    Past Tense : revved
    Past Participle : revved


  25. Basic Form of the Verb : reveal
    3rd Person Singular : reveals
    Present Participle : revealing
    Past Tense : revealed
    Past Participle : revealed


  26. Basic Form of the Verb : revel
    3rd Person Singular : revels
    Present Participle : reveling / revelling
    Past Tense : reveled / revelled
    Past Participle : reveled / revelled


  27. Basic Form of the Verb : rewind
    3rd Person Singular : rewinds
    Present Participle : rewinding
    Past Tense : rewound
    Past Participle : rewound


  28. Basic Form of the Verb : rib
    3rd Person Singular : ribs
    Present Participle : ribbing
    Past Tense : ribbed
    Past Participle : ribbed


  29. Basic Form of the Verb : rim
    3rd Person Singular : rims
    Present Participle : rimming
    Past Tense : rimmed
    Past Participle : rimmed


  30. Basic Form of the Verb : rip
    3rd Person Singular : rips
    Present Participle : ripping
    Past Tense : ripped
    Past Participle : ripped


  31. Basic Form of the Verb : rival
    3rd Person Singular : rivals
    Present Participle : rivaling / rivalling
    Past Tense : rivaled / rivalled
    Past Participle : rivaled / rivalled


  32. Basic Form of the Verb : rive
    3rd Person Singular : rives
    Present Participle : riving
    Past Tense : rived
    Past Participle : rived / riven


  33. Basic Form of the Verb : rivet
    3rd Person Singular : rivets
    Present Participle : riveting
    Past Tense : riveted
    Past Participle : riveted


  34. Basic Form of the Verb : robe
    3rd Person Singular : robes
    Present Participle : robing
    Past Tense : robed
    Past Participle : robed


  35. Basic Form of the Verb : rot
    3rd Person Singular : rots
    Present Participle : rotting
    Past Tense : rotted
    Past Participle : rotted


  36. Basic Form of the Verb : rub
    3rd Person Singular : rubs
    Present Participle : rubbing
    Past Tense : rubbed
    Past Participle : rubbed


  37. Basic Form of the Verb : rue
    3rd Person Singular : rues
    Present Participle : ruing
    Past Tense : rued
    Past Participle : rued


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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