The past simple tense and past participle of all regular verbs end in -ed. For example:
In addition, many adjectives are made from the past participle and so end in -ed. For example:
- I like painted furniture.
The question is: How do we pronounce the -ed?
|If the base verb ends in one of thesesounds:||example base verb*:||example|
|voiced||all other sounds,|
* note that it is the sound that is important, not the letter or spelling. For example, "fax" ends in the letter "x" but the sound /s/; "like" ends in the letter "e" but the sound /k/.