100 Most Common English Verbs List

This is a list of the 100 most common verbs in English. If you are learning English it would be useful to learn these popular verbs first. Click though to see full conjugation tables of each verb.

Irregular verb forms are in red

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Verb Simple Past Past Participle
to leave left left
to put put put
to mean meant meant
to keep kept kept
to let let let
to begin began begun
to seem seemed seemed
to help helped helped
to talk talked talked
to turn turned turned
to start started started
to show showed shown
to hear heard heard
to play played played
to run ran run
to move moved moved
to like liked liked
to live lived lived
to believe believed believed
to hold held held
to bring brought brought
to happen happened happened
to write wrote written
to provide provided provided
to sit sat sat

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