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  1. Unregistered
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    error analysis

    What is wrong with this sentence.


    She didn't told me.

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    Re: error analysis

    *She didn't told me

    The correct way to form the past tense is like this:

    She didn't tell me


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    Re: error analysis

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is wrong with this sentence.


    She didn't told me.
    In this construction "did" is an auxiliary verb in the past tense. The auxiliary do/does/did takes the base (infinitive) form of a verb. Tense is reflected in the auxiliary.

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