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 : W


  1. Basic Form of the Verb : wad
    3rd Person Singular : wads
    Present Participle : wadding
    Past Tense : wadded
    Past Participle : wadded


  2. Basic Form of the Verb : wade
    3rd Person Singular : wades
    Present Participle : wading
    Past Tense : waded
    Past Participle : waded


  3. Basic Form of the Verb : wag
    3rd Person Singular : wags
    Present Participle : wagging
    Past Tense : wagged
    Past Participle : wagged


  4. Basic Form of the Verb : wage
    3rd Person Singular : wages
    Present Participle : waging
    Past Tense : waged
    Past Participle : waged


  5. Basic Form of the Verb : wainscot
    3rd Person Singular : wainscots
    Present Participle : wainscoting / wainscotting
    Past Tense : wainscoted / wainscotted
    Past Participle : wainscoted / wainscotted


  6. Basic Form of the Verb : waltz
    3rd Person Singular : waltzes
    Present Participle : waltzing
    Past Tense : waltzed
    Past Participle : waltzed


  7. Basic Form of the Verb : wan
    3rd Person Singular : wans
    Present Participle : wanning
    Past Tense : wanned
    Past Participle : wanned


  8. Basic Form of the Verb : wane
    3rd Person Singular : wanes
    Present Participle : waning
    Past Tense : waned
    Past Participle : waned


  9. Basic Form of the Verb : war
    3rd Person Singular : wars
    Present Participle : warring
    Past Tense : warred
    Past Participle : warred


  10. Basic Form of the Verb : weasel
    3rd Person Singular : weasels
    Present Participle : weaseling / weaselling
    Past Tense : weaseled / weaselled
    Past Participle : weaseled / weaselled


  11. Basic Form of the Verb : web
    3rd Person Singular : webs
    Present Participle : webbing
    Past Tense : webbed
    Past Participle : webbed


  12. Basic Form of the Verb : whet
    3rd Person Singular : whets
    Present Participle : whetting
    Past Tense : whetted
    Past Participle : whetted


  13. Basic Form of the Verb : whir
    3rd Person Singular : whirs
    Present Participle : whirring
    Past Tense : whirred
    Past Participle : whirred


  14. Basic Form of the Verb : whiz
    3rd Person Singular : whizzes
    Present Participle : whizzing
    Past Tense : whizzed
    Past Participle : whizzed


  15. Basic Form of the Verb : whop
    3rd Person Singular : whops
    Present Participle : whopping
    Past Tense : whopped
    Past Participle : whopped


  16. Basic Form of the Verb : whoop
    3rd Person Singular : whoops
    Present Participle : whooping
    Past Tense : whooped
    Past Participle : whoopped


  17. Basic Form of the Verb : wig
    3rd Person Singular : wigs
    Present Participle : wigging
    Past Tense : wigged
    Past Participle : wigged


  18. Basic Form of the Verb : wigwag
    3rd Person Singular : wigwags
    Present Participle : wigwagging
    Past Tense : wigwagged
    Past Participle : wigwagged


  19. Basic Form of the Verb : will
    3rd Person Singular : NIL
    Present Participle : NIL
    Past Tense : would
    Past Participle : NIL


  20. Basic Form of the Verb : wind
    3rd Person Singular : winds
    Present Participle : winding
    Past Tense : winded
    Past Participle : winded


  21. Basic Form of the Verb : woo
    3rd Person Singular : woos
    Present Participle : wooing
    Past Tense : wooed
    Past Participle : wooed


  22. Basic Form of the Verb : wow
    3rd Person Singular : wows
    Present Participle : wowing
    Past Tense : wowed
    Past Participle : wowed


  23. Basic Form of the Verb : wreak
    3rd Person Singular : wreaks
    Present Participle : wreaking
    Past Tense : wreaked
    Past Participle : wreaked


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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