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Tenses >> Past simple

Structure of past simple


I didn't (did not) see him
I saw him yesterday. Did you see him?
yesterday.
Past simple - common mistakes
Common mistakes Correct version Why?
In positive sentences, a
I was work in London. I worked in London. helping verb such as 'was' or
'did' is not used.
The helping verb 'did' is used
He worked in London? Did he work in London?
in past simple questions.
The helping verb 'did' is used
Worked he in London? Did he work in London?
in past simple questions.
The main verb is used in the
Did he wrote a letter? Did he write a letter? infinitive form in questions
and negatives.
The main verb is used in the
He didn't wrote a letter. He didn't write a letter. infinitive form in questions
and negatives.

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