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Past simple – sentences

We can use past simple sentences to talk about things we did in the past.

I played football.
We had lots of fun!
She didn't watch a film.

How to use them

For regular verbs, the past simple ending is ed, for example:

play - played
like - liked
want - wanted

For irregular verbs, there is a special past simple form, for example:

go - went
eat - ate
write - wrote
have - had

For negatives, use didn't and the verb, but don't change the verb to the past form.

I didn't play hockey.
They didn't go to school.

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