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    About spellings

    what is the past tense of read?

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    Re: About spellings

    Read.

    A good dictionary tells you these types of things.

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    #3

    Re: About spellings

    Quote Originally Posted by uwaila View Post
    What is the past tense of 'read'?
    See my amendments in red.

    Welcome to the Forum, uwaila .
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: About spellings

    Quote Originally Posted by uwaila View Post
    what is the past tense of read?
    The present tense "read" rhymes with weed, deed, and reed (long e sound).
    The past tense "read" rhymes with wed, fed, and red (short e sound).

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