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    #1

    Question Why using do/does/did ?

    What is diffrence between :

    I searched ....
    I did search ....

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    #2

    Re: Why using do/does/did ?

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

    The second suggests that the effort you put in for the search was much more than the first one.

    or the second would be used as an answer to such a question:

    Q: Do you really want me to believe that you searched ?
    A: I did search...What makes it too hard for you to believe?

    But a native-speaker will give you more satisfactory reply, so I suggest you to wait for a while.


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    #3

    Re: Why using do/does/did ?

    From a native speaker point of view ?

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