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Past Verb Tense

Past Simple Tense Chart


What is the structure of the past simple verb tense?

Subject

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Auxiliary Verb

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Main Verb

 

did

verb in the base form

Grammar rules for the past simple verb tense:

The main verb in the sentence is:

  • for regular verbs -ed is added to the verb
    • The girls played
    • My mother cooked.
  • for irregular verbs see a irregular verb chart V2/Past Simple

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