2. Is that story real? Would you like to have a super powers? Past tense vs the future (Grammar and reading practice about the past tenses mixed with present)
- How to formulate the simple past
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1. For regular verbs, add -ed to the root form of the verb (or just -d if the root form already ends in an e):
3. For other irregular verbs, including the verb to be, the simple past forms are more erratic:
2. For irregular verbs, things get more complicated. The simple past tense of some irregular verbs looks exactly like the root form:
4. The good news is that verbs in the simple past tense (except for the verb to be) don’t need to agree in number with their subjects.