The list below gives irregular verbs common in university and research writing.

Base Form Past Form Participle
arise arose arisen
bear bore borne
become became become
begin began begun
bend bent bent
bind bound bound
bite bit bitten
bleed bled bled
break broke broken
breed bred bred
bring brought brought
build built built
cast cast cast
choose chose chosen
cut cut cut
deal dealt dealt
draw drew drawn
fall fell fallen
feed fed fed
feel felt felt
find found found
forecast forecast forecast
forget forgot forgotten
freeze froze frozen
give gave given
go went gone
grind ground ground
grow grew grown
hear heard heard
hide hid hidden
hold held held
know knew known
lay laid laid
lead led led
leave left left
let let let
lose lost lost
make made made
mean meant meant
mistake mistook mistaken
override overrode overridden
read read read
rise rose risen
run ran run
see saw seen
seek sought sought
send sent sent
set set set
shake shook shaken
shed shed shed
show showed shown
shrink shrank shrunk
shut shut shut
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk
sit sat sat
sleep slept slept
sow sowed sown
speak spoke spoken
spend spent spent
spin spun spun
spread spread spread
spring sprang sprung
stand stood stood
strike struck stuck
strive strove striven
swim swam swum
take took taken
teach taught taught
tear tore torn
tell told told
think thought thought
throw threw thrown
tread trod trodden
undergo underwent undergone
understand understood understood
undertake undertook undertaken
wear wore worn
win won won
wind wound wound
withdraw withdrew withdrawn
withstand withstood withstood
write wrote written