snuck vs sneaked :

snuck or sneaked

In American English “snuck” has become increasingly common as the past tense of “sneak.” This is one of many cases in whichpeople’s humorously self-conscious use of dialect has influencedothers to adopt it as standard and it is now often seen even insophisticated writing in the US But it is safer to use thetraditional form: “sneaked.”

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    June 16, 2013 - Portsmouth Herald
  • The Oculus Rift HD Fulfills The Technology's Promise
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  • Luke Donald Silently Leads the 2013 US Open
    COMMENTARY | Call him the Forgotten Knight, but Englishman Luke Donald has snuck his way into the lead at the 2013 US Open. Currently at 4-under par, Donald holds a one shot lead over Phil Mickelson heading into Friday.
    June 14, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  • Davis: USMNT player ratings vs. Panama
    GK Tim Howard (7): Just a night at the office for Jurgen Klinsmann’s first choice in goal, with only some routine catches and one punch to manage until stoppage time. Howard was quick off his line to stuff Luis Tejada, who sneaked in behind the U.S. in the 92 nd minute.
    June 12, 2013 - MSNBC
  • Press Talk: Of the elderly, awards and speaking
    I sneaked into a World Elder Abuse Awareness Dance this week to — well — to try to get someone to dance with me.
    June 8, 2013 - The Columbian
  • Alarm scares off burglar in Westampton
    WESTAMPTON — A motion sensor alarm scared off a burglar who sneaked into a Greenwich Drive home Wednesday morning, police said Friday.
    June 7, 2013 - Burlington County Times