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SIMPLE PAST FORM [VERB+ed] or irregular verbs Examples: ? You called Debbie. ? Did you call Debbie? ? You did not call Debbie. USE 1 Completed Action in the Past Use the Simple Past to express the idea that an action started and finished at a specific time in the past. Sometimes, the speaker may not actually mention the specific time, but they do have one specific time in mind. Examples: ? I saw a movie yesterday. ? I didn't see a play yesterday. ? Last year, I traveled to Japan. ? Last year, I didn't travel to Korea. ? Did you have dinner last night? USE 2 A Series of Completed Actions We use the Simple Past to list a series of completed actions in the past. These actions happen 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and so on. Examples: ? I finished work, walked to the beach, and found a nice place to swim. ? He arrived from the airport at 8:00, checked into the hotel at 9:00, and met the others at 10:00. ? Did you add flour, pour in the milk, and then add the eggs? USE 3 Duration in Past The Simple Past can be used with a duration which starts and stops in the past. A duration is a longer action often indicated by expressions such as: for two years, for five minutes, all day, all year, etc. Examples: ? I lived in Brazil for two years. ? Shauna studied Japanese for five years. ? They sat at the beach all day. ? They did not stay at the party the entire time. USE 4 Habits in the Past The Simple