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    past simple active and pasive

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    Weclome, melone.

    The simple past is a verb tense. It expresses an action that happened in the past, like this,

    [1] Yesterday, I ate cake.

    The passive is when the object of the verb is moved to the front of the sentence, like this,

    [2] Yesterday, cake was eaten by me.

    A passive verb is formed by using the verb BE (e.g., is, am, was, were, etc) and the past participle of the verb. In our example [2] the passive verb is "was eaten".

    Here's the basic information for the verb To eat:

    Present Tense: eat
    Past Tense: ate
    Past participle: eaten
    Present participle: eating

    When you learn a verb, any verb, you should learn its four forms: its present tense form, its past tense form, its past participle, and its present participle.

    Hope that helps. ;)

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    Many thanx.
    Sunny regards from Croatia!
    Melone

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    You're most welcome, Melone.

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