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Regular verbs:   Subject + Verb (-ed) + Object

Irregular verbs: Subject + Verb (past form) + Object

Find more infrmation on English irregular verbs here

The past simple in English uses one form for all persons (with the unique exception of to be).

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We use the Past Simple to:

  • talk about completed or finished events

On a fundamental level, if an action is completed or finished then we use the past simple to talk about it.

I ate lunch at home yesterday

I wanted to be a journalist when I was younger

He played cricket in the 1990's

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