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A past-tense verb tells about actions that happened in the past. Add ed or d to most present-tense verbs to make them show past tense. You may have to drop an e, double a consonant, or change a y to an i.

Examples:

Long ago Iroquois hunted animals to survive.
These hunters supplied food for many people within the tribe.

 

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  • In the first sentence above the verb hunt was changed to hunted by adding ed, to show hunting that has already taken place.
     

  • In the second sentence above the y is dropped and replaced by ie and a d is added in the word supply to show action already taken place.

 

          *Remember*

          Past Tense Verbs are
         actions that have already
         happened!

 

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