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With most verbs the past tense is formed by adding -ed:call >> called; like >> liked; want >> wanted; work >> workedBut there are a lot of irregular past tenses in English. Use We use the past tense to talk about:something that happened once in the past:I met my wife in 1983.We went to Spain for our holidays.They got home very late last night.something that happened again and again in the past:When I was a boy I walked a mile to school every day.We swam a lot while we were on holiday.They always enjoyed visiting their friends.something that was true for some time in the past:I lived abroad for ten years.He enjoyed being a student.She played a lot of tennis when she was younger.we often use phrases with ago with the past tense:I met my wife a long time ago.
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