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The past and present tenses of "read" are spelt the same but have different pronunciation. This question is related to the post Why are the past and present tenses of "read" spelt the same?.

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Are you limiting this to verbs? To present and past tenses? WHat do you mean by "same conjugation"? –  medica Mar 16 at 4:46
    
How do you pronounce "live like Lazarus"? Although this is a verb and an adjective, rather than two different forms of the same verb. –  Peter Shor Mar 16 at 12:35
    
@Susan, sorry for the confusion. I was being very imprecise. I guess what I want to see is an example that if you see the sentence, say 'I read a book.', you cannot tell the exact meaning of it unless someone reads it. Does this help to explain my question? –  zilinj Mar 16 at 20:44
    
@PeterShor, that is a good one. –  zilinj Mar 16 at 20:44

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The second basic form of "to read" keeps the a to differentiate it from "red", the colour.

Your use of the term conjugation is very unclear. A conjugation is a table of all the forms a verb can take. All finite forms in active and passive and all infinite forms.

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