Notes On Simple Past Tense - CBSE Class 9 English Grammar
It is used to express an action that happened or completed in past, usually a very little time before speaking, or action which is just completed. The simple past is used: 1.To talk about the past: event or action. She studied in a reputed school. He completed his schooling in an international school. Did he meet you last night? 2. Hypotheses:or conditional clause If he ran fast, he would succeed in the race. If she started for the office before five, she would meet the manager.. If  they bought gift, Meera would feel happy. 3. For the habits in the past She studied Arabic when she was a child. He played the flute. He didn't prepare for exams. We enjoyed watching birds when we were young.

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It is used to express an action that happened or completed in past, usually a very little time before speaking, or action which is just completed. The simple past is used: 1.To talk about the past: event or action. She studied in a reputed school. He completed his schooling in an international school. Did he meet you last night? 2. Hypotheses:or conditional clause If he ran fast, he would succeed in the race. If she started for the office before five, she would meet the manager.. If  they bought gift, Meera would feel happy. 3. For the habits in the past She studied Arabic when she was a child. He played the flute. He didn't prepare for exams. We enjoyed watching birds when we were young.
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