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hello grammarians we're talking about irregular verbs that is to say that verbs that aren't formed like regular verbs and to give you a taste of what regular verbs look like just as a refresher let's take the word walk let's put it in the present tense and now normally under normal circumstances we'd want to just add an e D to it in order to form the simple past tense so we go from walk to walked we add this IDI ending and it turns out that there are a lot of irregular verbs that also behave the same way when we make the past tense we have this sound it's just that they're not represented that way in the spelling I'll give you an example the present tense form of the word to sleep is sleep and when we put it in past tense it is not sleep but slept the part of slept does the same work as the ED ending for the regular plural so sleep becomes slept is the same as walk becomes walked likewise keep becomes kept build becomes built spend becomes spent leave becomes left leap becomes lept and lose becomes lost so although these verbs are all irregular verbs within their irregularity at least in this case there is some common distinctions they're all still trying to make the same sound as walked it just displays differently so it's not sleeped but slept not keep't but kept not builded but built not spended but spent not leave it but left not leap 'add but left not lucid but lost at least as it applies to modern Standard English and that my friends is the funky IDI you can learn anything Dave it out