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Irregular Verbs in English


go / went / gone / going

The verb “go” expresses movement from one place to another. It’s one of the most common verbs in English, but it’s not easy to use because it changes so much from one tense to another. 

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examples for the verb "go."

  • Where are you going
  • Do you know where you are going
  • I’m going to school tomorrow. 
  • I go to school every day. To get there, I ride my bike. 
  • My friends and I go to the same school. 
  • Yesterday I went to a movie. (This sentence is in the past tense.) 
  • Many people enjoy going to the movies. (This sentence uses “go” as a gerund: going.) 
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more examples for the verb "go."

  • She likes to go swimming. 
  • Is there a place near you where you can go swimming? 
  • Another fun activity is camping. Have you ever gone camping? 
  • I used to go camping when I was a boy.
  • People like to go jogging for exercise. Jogging is slower than running.  

phrasal verbs and idioms

The verb “go” appears as part of many phrasal verbs: go through, go off, go to, go by, go for,, etc. I could go on and on. The video above is for the phrasal verb “go through.” 

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