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    Default Did not update or Did not updated

    Hi there!

    I'd like to ask what ( or "which" ? ) sentence is correct...

    For example:

    Firefox did not updated yet

    or

    Firefox did not update yet

    Generally, when I use "did" can I put "d" at the next word or both sentences are correct and I've to use 'em accordingly to other reasons? Could you explain me in short what's the difference?

    I'm just trying to learn alone. I never went to school to learn English... At my school we were learning French, unfortunately...

    Thank you in advance!
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    Default Re: Did not update or Did not updated

    Quote Originally Posted by Deo Domuique View Post
    Hi there!

    I'd like to ask what sentence is correct...

    For example:

    Firefox did not updated yet

    or

    Firefox did not update yet

    Generally, when I use "did" can I put "d" at the next word or both proposals are correct and I've to use 'em accordicly to other reasons?

    I'm just trying to learn alone. I never went to school to learn english...
    Welcome to the forums.
    When we use the auxiliary "did" the main verb, in this case, "update" stays in the bare infinitive.
    I would say "Firefox hasn't (been) updated yet". "Firefox did not update yet" is wrong in my dialect of English.

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    Default Re: Did not update or Did not updated

    Thank you! Got it!

    Also, I've edited my previous post and one more question has been added...

    "What sentence" or "Which sentence" is correct?

    I'm asking because I know my language pretty well and in my mind, some times I confuse the Greek with English... I mean, in Greek I would say "which sentence" but seems in English "what sentence" is correct, right?

    That's my last question for today...

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    Default Re: Did not update or Did not updated

    ***neither a teacher nor a native-speaker***

    If using simple past tense is a must then you could say something like this;
    My firefox (browser) didn't get updated.

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