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 learn learnt / learned learnt / learned
to change changed changed
to lead led led
to understand understood understood
to watch watched watched
to follow followed followed
to stop stopped stopped
to create created created
to speak spoke spoken
to read read read
to spend spent spent
to grow grew grown
to open opened opened
to walk walked walked
to win won won
to teach taught taught
to offer offered offered
to remember remembered remembered
to consider considered considered
to appear appeared appeared
to buy bought bought
to serve served served
to die died died
to send sent sent
to build built built

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