Irregular Verbs Exercise (146)

Choose the verb form that best fits the blanks in the following sentences.

  • She had _____ since September that I wanted to host the family on Christmas Eve.

  • Do you know who ______ the potato salad?

  • Did you see which of the children ______ this lamp?

  • When Cinderella looked down, she saw she’d ______ her hem.

  • If you hadn’t slept so long, you would have ______ that letter by now.

Answers and Explanations

1. She had known since September that I wanted to host the family on Christmas Eve.

Principal parts to memorize: know, knew, (have) known.

2. Do you know who brought the potato salad?

Principal parts to memorize: bring, brought, (have) brought.

3. Did you see which of the children broke this lamp?

Principal parts of to break: break, broke, (have) broken.

4. When Cinderella looked down, she saw she’d torn her hem.

Principal parts of to tear: tear, tore, (have) torn.

5. If you hadn’t slept so long, you would have written that letter by now.

Principal parts of to know: write, wrote, (have) written.

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