How To Use ‘Did Have To’ to Ask Questions about Action

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In this chapter, we shall learn the use of ‘did have to’ to ask a question.

We use ‘did’ with ‘have to’ to ask questions. 

Formation of a question using ‘Did have to’

We use an auxiliary verb ‘did’ with the base form of the main verb in a question.

  • In the past tense, we use ‘did have to with all subjects of singular and plural nouns.

When we ask a question, we should use ‘did’ at the start of a sentence.

We shall see how to form a question about the action.

So the formation of the question using ‘did have to’ is as follows;

  • Did + subject + have to + base form of a verb + other words + question mark (?)

Examples of ‘did have to’ in a question

Let’s see how to use ‘did have to’ in the questions with some examples.

Here are some examples. The formation is as above.

Have a look-

  1. Did she have to provide food to orphans yesterday?
  2. Did I have to serve meals in the cafeteria for my kids?
  3. Did he have to get information about the presence of workers?
  4. Did he have to write an article about a pet for a website?
  5. Did I have to buy some notebooks for my son?
  6. Did she have to manage a program in the office?
  7. Did he have to participate in the college dance competition?
  8. Did Sanika have to convince her mother of her marriage?
  9. Did she have to cook for her guests?
  10. Did she have to paint her house with her skills?
  11. Did Saurabh have to check all the evidence last night?
  12. Did we have to plant a hundred trees a day?
  13. Did he have to guard his sister’s farmhouse?
  14. Did students have to reach for a parade on time?
  15. Did she have to complete her work within an hour?
  16. Did you have to cultivate fruit trees last year?
  17. Did they have to learn sincerely to crack the competitive exam?
  18. Did a waiter have to serve water to all customers?
  19. Did he have to compromise with her wife?
  20. Did students have to put on blue shoes?
  21. Did she have to convey the message to her sister?
  22. Did a worker have to work for eight hours?
  23. Did an elephant have to pull the log?
  24. Did a bullock have to work in a field?
  25. Did a teacher have to teach mathematics in an easy way?
  26. Did a student have to wear a school uniform?
  27. Did she have to try her best to succeed in this competitive world?
  28. Did the staff have to arrive before 10 o’clock?
  29. Did we have to speak our minds clearly in that situation?
  30. Did Sangeeta have to study for four hours every day?

Related Lessons-

The use of

  1. ‘am’ to explain the state of being
  2. ‘is’ to tell about the profession of someone
  3. pronoun ‘these’ in questions
  4. ‘will’ in negative answers
  5. ‘have’ in the questions of completed action
  6. Forms of Verb

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