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Simple Past Tense

Simple past tense is used to indicate the activity in the past. Furthermore, simple past is used for retelling successive events. So, it is commonly used in a story telling.

The formula of Simple Past Tense :
a.        Without Verb :
(+)  S + to be (was/were) + Obj. / Compliment
(-)   S + to be (was/were) + not + Obj. / Compliment
(?)  To be (was/were) + S + Obj. / Compliment + ?
Example :   (+)  I was at home last night
                   (-)   I was not at home last night
                   (?)  Was I at home last night?
b.        With Verb :
(+)  S + V2 + Compliment
(-)   S + did + not + V1 + Compliment
(?)  Did + S + V1 + Compliment + ?
Example :   (+)  I called him last night.
                   (-)   I did not call him last night.
                   (?)  Did I call him last night?

Time Signal of Simple Past Tense :
¯   Yesterday
¯   Yesterday afternoon
¯   Last night
¯   Last month
¯   Last week
¯   Last year
¯   An hour ago
¯   In 1978

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