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irregular verb
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
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Definition
a verb that falls outside the standard patterns of conjugation; e.g., "feel" because its past tense is "felt" rather than "feeled."
  • But his faith broke down under the apparent absence of all help when he got into the irregular verbs.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Tom's "First Half" (49% in)
  • Tom, as I said, had never been so much like a girl in his life before, and at that epoch of irregular verbs his spirit was further depressed by a new means of mental development which had been thought of for him out of school hours.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Tom's "First Half" (52% in)

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