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Use of Did in English Grammar

Here, I am sharing Use of Did in English Grammar with examples in this blog. I am explaining the Use of Did with examples and exercise. This blog of Use of Did is very important for English grammar and English communication like uses of Present Simple Tense.

If you want to learn the use of did in English, you will have to practice the all rules and examples attentively. This topic is related to Past Tense.

Use of Did in English Grammar


Did का प्रयोग हम मुख्य रूप से Past Tense में करते हैं Did Do का Past है | यह  Past Tense को इंगित करता है | Did का प्रयोग मुख्य रूप से Past Tense के Negative और Interrogative Sentences (वाक्यों) में किया जाता हैं |  Use of Did को समझने के लिए हम Past Tense का study करेंगे

This article includes definition, rules for forming sentences in the Simple Past Tense, the negative 

and interrogative sentences. All this is simultaneously explained in Hindi and English for better understanding. There are examples and exercises at the end. 



What are the Definitions of Simple Past Tense


The past indefinite tense describes the completion of an action that took place in the past.

"It is used for daily routine work and habitual work of past time."


"इस Tense का प्रयोग Past Time में ‘दैनिक कार्यो’ और ‘आदतन कार्यो’ के लिए किया जाता है" |

हिंदी वाक्यों के अंत में “था,थे,थी“ आता है |


Rule of Making Sentence from Hindi to English


Rule of making Simple Sentence

यदी subject (कर्ता) He, She, It or Singular हो तो कर्ता के बाद verb की 2nd form आती  हे

यदी subject (कर्ता) I, We, You, They or plural हो तो कर्ता के बाद verb की 2nd  form लगाते हे


Rule of making Negative Sentence

Subject (कर्ता) I, We, You, They or plural के साथ didn’t helping verb + verb 1st form का प्रयोग होता है

Subject (कर्ता He, She, It or singular के साथ didn’t helping verb + verb 1st form का प्रयोग होता है |


Rule of making Interrogative Sentence

Interrogative Sentences में did helping को Subject (कर्ता) से पहले लगाते है और subject (कर्ता) 

के बाद verb की 1st form लगाते है |


Sentence making formula


Subject + 2nd form of verb + object + etc.                           (Simple sentence)

Subject + didn’t + 1st form of verb + object + etc.              (Negative sentence)

Did + Subject + 1st form of verb + object + etc?                 (Interrogative sentence)



Ram went to School with me. (राम मेरे साथ स्कूल गया था)

Ram did not go to school with me. (राम मेरे साथ स्कूल नहीं गया था)

Did Ram go to school with me? (क्या राम मेरे साथ स्कूल गया था?)


Adverbs of Simple Past Tense                               


Last, Ago, Before, Previous, Yesterday


I _____ (play) cricket withe my friend before one hour.  (Answer is :- played)

She ______ (go) to America with her husband last year.  (Answer is :- went)


Do practice exercise.

1. Mohan ______ (want) to become a Doctor last year.

2. She _____ (write) a letter in Sanskrit language to me last week.

3. My father ____ (give) me one thousand rupees last Monday.

4. Mr. Obama ______ (come) to India for visit last year.

5. They _____ (go) to watch a movie with me yesterday.




Simple Past Tense shows the completion of an action that took place in the past. It is very useful 

and important Tense for English Speaking.



If you have any problem to understand the definition, rules, formulas, and exercise of Simple Past, 

Please ask me in the comment box. I will surely solve your problem.


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Rajesh Bhatia

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