Irregular verb forms



What other irregular verbs in English share the same present and past forms, but are pronounced differently? Read/read is the only one I could think of. Could you give me the answer when you find it? My students want to know.

Diane Mahin


Read/read is the only example that we could find, too. English verb forms are quite varied, thanks to a complex history. One has to memorize them and use them a lot before they become part of one's vocabulary. I still stumble when I need to use the past tense of "awake" even though English is my native language.

Barbara Matthies

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