irregular adjective (RULE)
- That is the pattern for most verbs, but some verbs are irregular and behave differently.
- A visitor can't wander around the building unaccompanied - that would be most irregular.
- The company was sold off in a rather irregular way, as I remember.
- The enquiry showed that various financial transactions had been carried out in a very irregular manner.
- If there was something irregular about how the system was shut down, you will get this message on screen.
irregular adjective (SHAPE)
irregular adjective (TIME/SPACE)
an irregular heartbeat
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irregular adjective (SOLDIER)
adverb uk /ɪˈreɡ.jə.lə.li/ us /ɪˈreɡ.jə.lɚ.li/
Verbs: the three basic formsMain verbs have three basic forms: the base form, the past form and the -ed form (sometimes called the ‘-ed participle’): …
Regular verbsMost verbs in English are regular. Regular verbs add -ing to the base form to make the -ing form, and -ed to the base form to make the past simple and the -ed form. …