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    How did it go? How does it went?

    To ask to someone about the way happenned a test he just took, I hesitate between "How did it go?" or "How does it went?".

    Which is better?

    Edit: Sorry I made a mistake in the title but I cannot edit it. I wanted to write "How did it go" not "got".
    Last edited by BloodSweatTears; 14-Apr-2016 at 23:03.

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    Re: How did it go? How does it went?

    I've fixed your title.

    How did it go?

    You change (inflect) the verb "to do" and leave "go" as "go" in all situations.

    Does he go there often?
    Did she go there?
    Do they go there often?
    Did they go there?
    How did she go? (what route did she take?)
    How did it go? (was it successful)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: How did it go? How does it went?

    Thanks.

    So "How does it went" is never a correct sentence under no circumstances whatsoever?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 15-Apr-2016 at 07:59.

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    Re: How did it go? How does it went?

    Quote Originally Posted by BloodSweatTears View Post
    Thanks.

    So "How does it went" is never a correct sentence under no circumstances whatsoever?
    That's right. You can only use a bare infinitive after the helping verb ​do.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: How did it go? How does it went?

    Quote Originally Posted by BloodSweatTears View Post
    So "How does it went" is never a correct sentence under no circumstances whatsoever?
    No, it's never a correct sentence under any circumstances whatsoever.
    Under no circumstances is it ever a correct sentence.

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