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The most frequently used important verbs

The most frequently used important verbs


As we all are well aware that apart from verbs, the other parts of speech in English are nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunction, and interjection. The part of speech indicates the word’s function in meaning and grammaticality within the sentence. When used in various contexts, a single word can serve as more than one part of speech. When using a dictionary, it is crucial to comprehend the different parts of speech to find the right definition. The word’s function in meaning and grammaticality within the sentence is indicated by the part of speech. When used in various contexts, a single word can serve as more than one part of speech. When using a dictionary, it is crucial to comprehend the different parts of speech in order to find the right definition.


A verb describes an action or a state of being.



In a sentence, the verb expresses action or being. A main verb and possibly one or more supporting verbs are present. A verb’s number must match its subject’s (singular or plural). To express tense, verbs can also take on different forms.


A boy arrived with a long list of purchases.

A girl entered the house and started making a lot of noise.

Students should remember that different languages worldwide have different word classes in terms of both form and function. A language may more or less use the processes of inflectional affixation, particularly concerning verb form, to illustrate grammatical concepts that depend on how the verb interacts with the words around it, such as tense, gender, mood, voice, or case. While linguistically speaking, such variation is significant for academic English learners, what matters most is how this word class functions specifically in English.

The following are the most common verbs.


Example: Sam brings juice, and I bring cake to the picnic. 

Irregular verb: bring – brought – brought

Present participle: bringing


Example: I only buy pure juice.

Irregular verb: buy – bought – bought

Present participle: Buying


Example: Here is my phone booth; call me from here

Regular verb: call – called – called

Present participle: calling


Example: Choose your favorite food from this stall.

Irregular verb: choose – chose – chosen

Present participle: choosing


Example: Come to the market with us tonight.

Irregular verb: come – came – come

Present participle: coming


Example: What are you doing this Friday?

Irregular verb: do – did – done

Present participle: doing


Example: I drink green tea every day.

Irregular verb: drink – drank – drunk

Present participle: drinking


Example: David is a vegetarian; he doesn’t eat chicken.

Irregular verb: eat – ate – eaten

Present participle: eating


Example: John was sick last week, but today he feels better.

Irregular verb: feel – felt – felt

Present participle: feeling


Example: Oh no, I can’t find my money bank!

Irregular verb: find – found – found

Present participle: finding


Example: Get some sugar at the shop, please.

Irregular verb: get – got – got 

Present participle: getting


Example: I give ten thousand rupees to him every month.

Irregular verb: give – gave – given

Present participle: giving


Example: Johnny goes to the gym once a week.

Irregular verb: go – went – gone

Present participle: going


Example: Do you have any siblings?

Irregular verb: have – had – had

Irregular conjugation in:

Simple present, 3rd person singular: he/she/it has

Present participle: having


Example: I heard this news from my neighborhood.

Irregular verb: hear – heard – heard

Present participle: hearing


Example: My Father helps me with my homework.

Regular verb: help – helped – helped

Present participle: helping

The most frequently used important verbs


Example: I know the reason why he left me.

Irregular verb: know – knew – known

Present participle: knowing


Example:  He learns the English language from a well-known institute. 

Regular verb: learn – learned – learned

Present participle: learning


Example: I like a banana shake, but I don’t like a vanilla shake.

Regular verb: like – liked – liked

Present participle: liking


Example: Sara listens to Ted talk all day.

Regular verb: listen – listened – listened

Present participle: Listening


Example: I live in America.

Regular verb: live – lived – lived

Present participle: living


Example: Look at this old ring.

Regular verb: look – looked – looked

Present participle: looking


Example: Chef makes dinner for us every day.

Irregular verb: make – made – made

Present participle: making


Example: Do you need help cooking?

Regular verb: need – needed – needed

Present participle: needing


Example: I pay my bills at the end of the year.

Irregular verb: pay – paid – paid

Present participle: paying


Example: Lara plays badminton on Sundays.

Regular verb: play – played – played

Present participle: Playing


Example: I always put my identity card somewhere safe.

Irregular verb: put – put – put

Present participle: putting


Example: I never read Novels. I just read short stories.

Irregular verb: read – read – read*

Present participle: reading

Hope it was all pretty simple to learn and retain in your mind,

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