Past simple irregular verbs

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Here are a list of past simple irregular verbs. I've also made a recording for you to listen to. Try and listen and repeat and you'll learn the verbs in no time! 

past simple verb table
past simple verb table

Exercises

  1. She ______ very excited about going on holiday (be)
  2. "Our team______ yours!", he exclaimed.(beat)
  3. It______ clear that it wasn't going to work. (become)
  4. It______ to snow early this morning. (begin)
  5. The dog______ the bone with joy (bite)
  6. He______ the whistle at the end of the game (blow)
  7. The cup______ when she dropped it. (break)
  8. He______ a bottle of wine.(bring)
  9. "I didn't know that you______ do that!" (can)
  10. They______ some fish when they went fishing. (catch)
  11. I______ the blue one. (choose)
  12. They______ over from France yesterday.(come)
  13. It______ a lot of money. (cost)
  14. He______ his finger when he was cutting the onions. (cut)
  15. They______ what they were told. (do)
  16. She______ a beautiful drawing.(draw)
  17. He______ about skiing on the moon.(dream)
  18. They______ two bottles of wine.(drink)
  19. He______ all the way without a break. (drive)
  20. They______ very well. (eat)
  21. He______ off the wall. (fall)
  22. It______ amazing to be sailing again. (feel)
  23. The dogs______ for the bone. (fight)
  24. She______ her glasses. (find)
  25. They______ to Toronto last month. (fly)
  26. He______ to take back the library book. (forget)
  27. Tom______ a new motorbike last month. (get)
  28. She teacher______ her top marks. (give)
  29. They______ camping for the weekend. (go)
  30. She______ tomatoes in the garden. (grow)
  31. Sam______ his coat on the peg.(hang)
  32. We______ a great time. (have)
  33. She______ the birds tweeting this morning. (hear)
  34. The little boy______ in the cupboard. (hide)
  35. Keith______ his head on the wooden beam. (hit)
  36. They______ hands as they walked together. (hold)
  37. Polly______ her hands when she went rock climbing. (hurt)
  38. They______ chickens in the garden when they lived in the countryside.(keep)
  39. They all______ the answers. (know)
  40. Kate______ the vocabulary by heart. (learn)
  41. They______ the party at 2am. (leave)
  42. Bob______ Sarah some money. (lend)
  43. They______ their children stay up late on Christmas eve. (let)
  44. She______ on the sofa and read a book.(lie)
  45. His team______ the match.(lose)
  46. Nell______ cupcakes for all her friends.(make)
  47. "I______ to do it yesterday but I didn't have time." (mean)
  48. They______ at a conference. (meet)
  49. John______ for the meal. (pay)
  50. She______ her feet up and watched TV. (put)
  51. Laura______ an interesting article in the newspaper. (read)
  52. They______ around Spain on motorbikes. (ride)
  53. She______ her friend and left a message. (ring)
  54. They______ for the bus. (run)
  55. She______ that she was sorry. (say)
  56. They______ dolphins on the boat trip. (see)
  57. She______ some furniture on ebay. (sell)
  58. Sara______ a birthday card to her mum. (send)
  59. They______ a date for their wedding. (set)
  60. The moon______ brightly. (shine)
  61. She______ him out of the office.(show)
  62. She______ her front door. (shut)
  63. They______ Happy Birthday (sing)
  64. She______ on a stool and had breakfast. (sit)
  65. Richard______ really well in the hammock.(sleep)
  66. She______ to the estate agent on the phone. (speak)
  67. They______ a lot of money on their last holiday.(spend)
  68. She______ on a box to reach the cupboard. (stand)
  69. The dog______ the steak that was on the table.(steal)
  70. She______ across the channel.(swim)
  71. He______ his time.(take)
  72. He______ his son how to do his shoe laces.(teach)
  73. She______ him all the answers. (tell)
  74. Tina______ that it went well.(think)
  75. Sam______ the ball to his dog.(throw)
  76. He______ everything that they were saying in Spanish. (understand)
  77. "Sorry I______ up late this morning." (wake)
  78. She______ her pyjamas all morning. (wear)
  79. They______ the lottery. (win)
  80. He______ a letter to her.(write)

Answers

  1. She was very excited about going on holiday
  2. "Our team beat yours!", he exclaimed.
  3. It became clear that it wasn't going to work.
  4. It began to snow early this morning.
  5. The dog bit the bone with joy
  6. He blew the whistle at the end of the game
  7. The cup broke when she dropped it.
  8. He brought a bottle of wine.
  9. "I didn't know that you could do that!"
  10. They caught some fish when they went fishing
  11. I chose the blue one.
  12. They came over from France yesterday.
  13. It cost a lot of money
  14. He cut his finger when he was cutting the onions
  15. They did what they were told.
  16. She drew a beautiful drawing.
  17. He dreamt about skiing on the moon.
  18. They drank two bottles of wine.
  19. He drove all the way without a break.
  20. They ate very well
  21. He fell off the wall.
  22. It felt amazing to be sailing again.
  23. The dogs fought for the bone.
  24. She found her glasses
  25. They flew to Toronto last month
  26. He forgot to take back the library book.
  27. Tom got a new motorbike last month.
  28. She teacher gave her top marks.
  29. They went camping for the weekend.
  30. She grew tomatoes in the garden.
  31. Sam hung his coat on the peg.
  32. We had a great time
  33. She heard the birds tweeting this morning.
  34. The little boy hid in the cupboard.
  35. Keith hit his head on the wooden beam
  36. They held hands as they walked together.
  37. Polly hurt her hands when she went rock climbing
  38. They kept chickens in the garden when they lived in the countryside.
  39. They all knew the answers.
  40. Kate learnt the vocabulary by heart.
  41. They left the party at 2am.
  42. Bob lent Sarah some money.
  43. They let their children stay up late on Christmas eve.
  44. She lay on the sofa and read a book.
  45. His team lost the match.
  46. Nell made cupcakes for all her friends.
  47. "I meant to do it yesterday but I didn't have time."
  48. They met at a conference.
  49. John paid for the meal
  50. She put her feet up and watched TV.
  51. Laura read an interesting article in the newspaper.
  52. They rode around Spain on motorbikes.
  53. She rang her friend and left a message.
  54. They ran for the bus.
  55. She said that she was sorry.
  56. They saw dolphins on the boat trip.
  57. She sold some furniture on ebay.
  58. Sara sent a birthday card to her mum.
  59.  They set a date for their wedding.
  60. The moon shone brightly
  61. She showed him out of the office.
  62. She shut her front door
  63. They sang Happy Birthday
  64. She sat on a stool and had breakfast.
  65. Richard slept really well in the hammock.
  66. She spoke to the estate agent on the phone.
  67. They spent a lot of money on their last holiday.
  68. She stood on a box to reach the cupboard.
  69. The dog stole the steak that was on the table.
  70. She swam across the channel.
  71. He took his time.
  72. He taught his son how to do his shoe laces.
  73. She told him all the answers
  74. Tina thought that it went well.
  75. Sam threw the ball to his dog.
  76. He understood everything that they were saying in Spanish
  77. "Sorry I woke up late this morning."
  78. She wore her pyjamas all morning.
  79. They won the lottery.
  80. He wrote a letter to her.