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    Kindly explain the usage

    At MT hospital they didn't have enough facilities and we were told to go to CT hospital

    In the above sentence instead of 'have' if i use 'had' will the sentence would be incorrect and kindly explian me grammar rule here....

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    Re: Kindly explain the usage

    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    At MT hospital they didn't have enough facilities and we were told to go to CT hospital

    In the above sentence instead of 'have' if i use 'had' will the sentence would be incorrect and kindly explian me grammar rule here....
    No 'had' would not be correct. When we use the auxilliary 'did' in the question form or 'didn't' in the negative form, we have already placed the sentence in the past tense, so the verb which follows is not conjugated and stays in its base form. 'Did you have....?' 'I didn't have...'

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