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IRREGULAR VERBS #1 ANSWERS

PART 2: Select the correct irregular verb and change it to the past tense.

build - bend - mean - keep - feel - send - sleep - leave - spend - sweep - weep

1. The little girl __kept__ all her money in her piggy bank, so that she wouldn’t lose it.

2. Yesterday, I __sent__ an email to a friend of mine, but he hasn’t read it yet.

3. Last night, the cat __slept__ on the couch.

4. After the big party, the custodians __swept__ the floor.

5. My next door neighbors __built__ a doghouse for their dog, but he has never used it.

6. Last week, my cousin __spent__ his whole paycheck on a new pair of shoes.

7. The audience __wept__ when the sad movie was over.

8. The students couldn’t understand what the poem __meant__.

9. Because she __felt__ sick, the nurse had to go home.

10. The mailmain __bent__ the envelope when he put it in the mailbox.

11. The workers __left__ early today because they had to go to a party.

PART 3: Are these sentences correct or incorrect? Fix the incorrect ones.

1. The barber swepts the floor after the haircut.

INCORRECT: The barber swept the floor after the haircut.

2. Mr. Spencer spent $500 at the mall.

CORRECT

3. Dennis feeled dizzy after the rollercoaster ride.

INCORRECT: Dennis felt dizzy after the rollercoaster ride.

4. Susie keept complaining during her dentist appointment.

INCORRECT: Susie kept complaining during her dentist appointment.

5. My grandparents have never sleeped on a waterbed.

INCORRECT: My parents have never slept on a waterbed.

6. Jim sent a letter to his parents when he was on vacation.

CORRECT

7. Mary builded a birdhouse all by herself.

INCORRECT: Mary built a birdhouse all by herself.

8. The student thought that the word “huge” meant “hug.”

CORRECT

9. Gary accidentally leavet his lunch at home.

INCORRECT: Gary accidentally left his lunch at home.

10. The employee weept when he found out that he was fired.

INCORRECT: The employee wept when he found out that he was fired.