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Chapter 5. Altered States: Verbs > Verb Tense: Nothing a Little Prozac Wouldn't... - Pg. 46

Altered States: Verbs 46 You Could Look It Up Regular verbs form the past tense and past participle by adding -d, -ed, or -t to the present form. They don't change their vowel. Irregular verbs don't form the past by adding -ed or -d. They form the past tense in many other ways. Take My Word for It Over time, we have come to accept regular verbs as the "normal" ones, so now we usually just add - ed or - d to new verbs, as in televise, televised.