Difference Between Regular and Irregular Verbs
REGULAR IIREGULAR Verbs are those words which express the action or state of the subject in a sentence. There are certain forms which a verb can take, called as ‘principal parts of verbs‘, these are infinitive, third person present, simple past, past participle and present participle. If you take a glance at these forms, you’ll notice that there are some verbs whose simple past and past participle have a set or fixed ending which are called Regular Verbs.
Conversely, there are certain verbs which either change their forms completely or remain the same, these are known as Irregular Verbs. Let’s take a read of these examples to understand the difference between regular and irregular verbs:
BASE FORM SIMPLE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE
Carry Carried Carried
Grab Grabed Grabed
Jump Jumped Jumped
Break Broke Broken
Drink Drank Drunk
Eat Ate Eaten
BASIS FOR COMPARISON REGULAR VERBS IRREGULAR VERBS
Meaning Regular Verbs are the verbs with usual simple past and past participle forms. Irregular
Regular Verbs refers to the verbs that depend on the basic pattern of inflection (or inflexion). Inflection means the variation in the form of a word, usually in the end, to describe the tense, mood, number, gender and so forth.