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Simple Past Tense - Form
THE FORMS OF SIMPLE PAST TENSE
Affirmative: [VERB + ed] or IRREGULAR VERB
Negative: did not + [VERB]
Interrogative: Did + SUBJECT + [VERB]
You can add a question word (what, where, when, etc.) before did to ask for more information.
NOTE: The auxiliary did is used to form the negative and interrogative forms.
Spelling rules for [VERB + ed]
Here are the spelling rules:
For irregular verbs, use the past form: