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 stay stayed stayed
to fall fell fallen
to cut cut cut
to reach reached reached
to kill killed killed
to raise raised raised
to pass passed passed
to sell sold sold
to decide decided decided
to return returned returned
to explain explained explained
to hope hoped hoped
to develop developed developed
to carry carried carried
to break broke broken
to receive received received
to agree agreed agreed
to support supported supported
to hit hit hit
to produce produced produced
to eat ate eaten
to cover covered covered
to catch caught caught
to draw drew drawn
to choose chose chosen

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