What is the past simple form of 'go'?
The Past Simple Tense is used for actions that happened in the past and have now finished. It is formed using the past form of the verb, for example, 'walked', 'ran', 'jumped'. It is used to talk about completed events in the past, such as 'I visited my grandmother yesterday.'
Past Simple Tense
The past simple is used to talk about actions that happened in the past and are now finished. It is also used to talk about habits or states that existed in the past. The past simple is formed with the verb in its base form (the infinitive without ‘to’) plus the ed ending for regular verbs or with the verb itself for irregular verbs. The past simple is often used with time expressions such as yesterday, last week, last month, last year, etc.
In the past simple tense, the verb 'to be' is conjugated in a unique way. It is the only verb that has two forms: 'was' and 'were'. There are several irregular verbs in English that are used in the past simple tense – such as 'go' and 'come' – and they don’t follow the standard -ed rule. The past simple tense is used to describe completed actions and events that happened in the past and are not connected to the present.
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What is another term for Past Simple tense?
- Simple Past Tense
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