Test # 5
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Idiom of the Day
lace into (someone)
to attack or scold someone
The mother laced into her son when he came home late from the movie.
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Basic English Usage
| Affirmative|| Question|| Negative|
| I worked you worked he/she/it worked, etc|| did I work? did you work? did he/she/it work? etc|| I did not work you did not work he/she/it did not work, etc|
We use the simple past tense to talk about many kinds of past events: short, quickly finished actions and happenings, longer situations, and repeated events.
Peter broke a window last night.
I spent all my childhood in Scotland.
past-1 Scotland l-•-? future
Regularly every summer, Janet fell in love.
We use the simple past in 'narrative' — when we tell stories, and when we tell people about past events.
Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess who lived with her father. One day the king decided . . .
I saw John this morning. He told me .. .
(NOT I have seen John this morning. He has told me . . .)
A simple rule: use the simple past tense if you do not have a good reason for using one of the other past or perfect tenses.
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