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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A term formerly used to refer to the simple past tense.

Usage examples (28)
  • This occurs especially in the present and preterit, i.e.
  • I'm french and I wouldn't know for sure, but why couldn't it be a preterit, as David above implied ?
  • I recently introduced them to the preterit and imperfect.
  • Do and did are thus used only for the present and simple preterit. for more
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