SIMPLE PAST. s imple past . The simple past expresses an action in the past taking place once, never, several times. It can also be used for actions taking place one after another or in the middle of another action.
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The simple past expresses an action in the past taking place once, never, several times. It can also be used for actions taking place one after another or in the middle of another action.
You form the simple past of a verb by adding -ed onto the end of a regular verb but, irregular verb forms have to be learned.
In the next link you can find the list of different regular- irregularverb in simple past form : http://www.stlcc.edu/Student_Resources/Academic_Resources/Writing_Resources/Grammar_Handouts/verb_list_irregular.pdf
"Last year I took my exams”
"I got married in 1992”
It can be used to describe events that happened over a period of time in the past but not now.
"I lived in South Africa for two years.“
The simple past tense is also used to talk about habitual or repeated actions that took place in the past.
"When I was a child we always went to the seaside on bank holidays."