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 : U


  1. Basic Form of the Verb : unbend
    3rd Person Singular : unbends
    Present Participle : unbending
    Past Tense : unbent
    Past Participle : unbent


  2. Basic Form of the Verb : unbind
    3rd Person Singular : unbinds
    Present Participle : unbinding
    Past Tense : unbound
    Past Participle : unbound


  3. Basic Form of the Verb : unbuckle
    3rd Person Singular : unbuckles
    Present Participle : unbuckling
    Past Tense : unbuckled
    Past Participle : unbuckled


  4. Basic Form of the Verb : underbid
    3rd Person Singular : underbids
    Present Participle : underbidding
    Past Tense : underbid
    Past Participle : underbid


  5. Basic Form of the Verb : underwrite
    3rd Person Singular : underwrites
    Present Participle : underwriting
    Past Tense : underwrote
    Past Participle : underwritten


  6. Basic Form of the Verb : unfreeze
    3rd Person Singular : unfreezes
    Present Participle : unfreezing
    Past Tense : unfroze
    Past Participle : unfrozen


  7. Basic Form of the Verb : unify
    3rd Person Singular : unifies
    Present Participle : unifying
    Past Tense : unified
    Past Participle : unified


  8. Basic Form of the Verb : unmake
    3rd Person Singular : unmakes
    Present Participle : unmaking
    Past Tense : unmade
    Past Participle : unmade


  9. Basic Form of the Verb : unravel
    3rd Person Singular : unravels
    Present Participle : unravelling / unraveling
    Past Tense : unravelled / unraveled
    Past Participle : unravelled / unraveled


  10. Basic Form of the Verb : untie
    3rd Person Singular : unties
    Present Participle : untying
    Past Tense : untied
    Past Participle : untied


  11. Basic Form of the Verb : unwind
    3rd Person Singular : unwinds
    Present Participle : unwinding
    Past Tense : unwound
    Past Participle : unwound


  12. Basic Form of the Verb : up
    3rd Person Singular : ups
    Present Participle : upping
    Past Tense : upped
    Past Participle : upped


  13. Basic Form of the Verb : uphold
    3rd Person Singular : upholds
    Present Participle : upholding
    Past Tense : upheld
    Past Participle : upheld


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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