‘Did’ is a past form of ‘do’.
Did is used with all pronouns: I, we, you, he, she, it, they, and any singular and plural noun in the past tense.
We can use ‘did’-
- as the main verb
- to form a negative sentence
- to ask a question
- to show the certainty of the description
Use of ‘Did’ as the Main Verb
We can use ‘did’ as the main verb in the past tense sentence. In this lesson, we shall discuss how to use ‘did’ as the main verb in a sentence.
Construction of a sentence using ‘did’
We use ‘did’ as the main verb after the subject in this sentence.
The structure of this sentence is as follows;
- Subject + did +other words.
Let’s see how to use ‘did’ in the sentences with some examples.
Here are some examples. The formation is as above.
Have a look-
- I did it carefully.
- You did it with concentration.
- We did as you told.
- They did planning in the office.
- You did your best in exam.
- She did his favor last Monday.
- He did well on stage.
- They did too much for me on my difficult days.
- He did his computerized work in his room.
- You did according to your convenience.
- I did as she told me to do.
- We did a discussion on this topic with her mother.
- She did research on plants at different sites.
- I did painting on Sunday.
- We did our laundry on Saturday.
- Cleaner did cleaning on Monday.
- They did their homework in the night.
- Employees did their work well.
- Staff did office work in time.
- They did good job.
- They did it once again to get the bag.
- You did as you wished in those days.
- We did it according to the situation at that time.
- I did it on my own in the last month.
- They did it properly.
- We did well on stage.
- You did it on your own.
- She did as I did in that program.
- I did my duty well yesterday.
- We did our best.
- use of does certainty of description
- Use of did as the main verb
- in negative sentences
- Use of did in the certainty of description
- in questions