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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
-ed Spelling Rules

 
 

Sentences using "-ed" spelling rules

work + ed

Phillip worked for the university last year.

Add "-ed"

rain + ed

It rained all day yesterday.

Add "-ed"

decide + ed

I decided to study English in Victoria.

Just add "d"

arrive + ed

The plane arrived on time this morning.

Just add "d"

shop + ed

The tourists shopped all day.

Add a consonant and "-ed" to a one-syllable verb

plan + ed

Rob planned to buy a car.

Add a consonant and "-ed" to a one-syllable verb

cry + ed

The baby cried all night.

Change "y" to "i" and add "-ed"

try + ed

We tried to fix our car last night.

Change "y" to "i" and add "-ed"

prefer + ed

We preferred to drive our car, rather than take a bus.

Add a consonant and "-ed" to a verb with two or more syllables

offer + ed

They offered to drive us to the theatre.

Add "-ed"