How to Use Did to Ask a Question

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We can use ‘did’ to ask a question in the past tense.

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

Construction of a question using ‘did’

The structure of this sentence is as follows:

  • Did + subject + base form of the main verb + other words + question mark (?)

Examples of ‘did’ in a question

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

Here are some examples. The formation is as above.

Have a look-

  1. Did I see it carefully?
  2. Did you watch that webisode in the evening?
  3. Did we walk through the woods cautiously?
  4. Did they do it skillfully?
  5. Did you do your best in the exam?
  6. Did she do his favor last Monday?
  7. Did he perform well on stage?
  8. Did they help me in my difficult situation?
  9. Did he do his computerized work in his room?
  10. Did you check it at your convenience?
  11. Did I do as she told me to do?
  12. Did we discuss this topic with her mother?
  13. Did she research the plants at different sites?
  14. Did I read anything on Sunday?
  15. Did we wash our clothes on Saturday?
  16. Did the cleaner clean our house on Monday?
  17. Did they complete their homework at night?
  18. Did the employees do office work at their homes?
  19. Did the staff do office work on time?
  20. Did they do a good job?
  21. Did they meet him to get the bag?
  22. Did you do as you wished in those days?
  23. Did we follow him on Facebook?
  24. Did I write it on my own in the last month?
  25. Did they work properly?
  26. Did we organize an event well?
  27. Did you call me on Monday?
  28. Did she investigate that case?
  29. Did I do my duty well yesterday?
  30. Did we handle that situation well?

Related Lessons-

  1. use of does certainty of description
  2. Use of did as the main verb
  3.             in negative sentences
  4. Use of did in the certainty of description
  5.                        in questions

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