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Past Tense

  • Past Indefinite
  • Past Continuous 
  • Past Perfect 
  • Past Perfect Continuous

Past Indefinite 

  • Past Indefinite Simple
  • Past Indefinite Negative
  • Past Indefinite Interrogative
  • Past Indefinite Interrogative + Negative

Past Indefinite Simple

Pehchan -> Ta tha, Ti thi , Te the

Rules-:

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) – ( subject + ii nd form (Verb) )

Example -> Sohan yaha rehta tha -> Sohan lived here.

 

Past Indefinite Negative

Pehchan -> Ta tha, Ti thi , Te the

Nahi ke sath -> ah  , e  , eh

Rules-:

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) –  ( subject + did not + Ist form )

Example -> Sohan yaha nahi rehta tha -> Sohan did not lived here.

 

Past Indefinite Interrogative

Pehchan -> Ta tha , Ti thi , Te the

Kya ke sath -> ah , e , eh

Rules-:

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) – ( did + sub + Ist form )

Example -> Kya sohan yaha rehta tha?  -> Did sohan lived here?

 

Past Indefinite Interrogative + Negative

Pehchan -> Ta tha , Ti thi , Te the

Kya ke sath + nahi  -> ah , e , eh

Rules-:

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) – ( did + sub + not + Ist form )

Example -> Kya sohan yaha nahi rehta tha?  -> Did sohan not lived here?

 

Past Continuous

  • Past Continuous Simple
  • Past Continuous Negative
  • Past Continuous Interrogative
  • Past Continuous Interrogative + Negative

Past Continuous Simple

Pehchan -> Raha tha , Rahi thi , Rahe the

Rules-:

Singular-> ( he, she, it , name, i ) -> sub + was + Ist form + ing
Plural -> ( you, we, they ) -> sub + were + Ist form + ing

Example -> Sohan jaa raha tha -> Sohan was going.

 

Past Continuous Negative

Pehchan -> Nahi ke sath -> Raha tha , Rahi thi , Rahe the

Rules-:

Singular -> ( he , she , it , name , i ) -> sub + was + not + Ist form + ing
Plural -> ( you , we , they ) -> sub + were + not + Ist form + ing

Example -> Sohan khana nahi kha raha tha -> Sohan  was not eating.

 

Past Continuous Interrogative

Pehchan -> Kya ke sath -> Raha tha , Rahi thi , Rahe the

Rules-:

Singular -> ( he , she ,it , name , i ) -> was + sub + Ist form + ing
Plural -> ( you , we , they ) -> were + sub + Ist form + ing

Example -> Kya sohan khana kha raha tha?  -> Was sohan eating?

 

Past Continuous Interrogative + Negative

Pehchan -> Kya ke sath + Nahi -> Raha tha , Rahi thi , Rahe the

Rules-:

Singular -> ( he, she, it , name , i ) -> was + sub + not + Ist form + ing
Plural -> ( you , we , they ) -> were + sub + not + Ist form + ing

Example -> Kya sohan khana nahi kha raha tha?  -> Was Sohan not eating?

 

Past Perfect 

  • Past Perfect Simple
  • Past Perfect Negative
  • Past Perfect Interrogative
  • Past Perfect Interrogative + Negative

Past Perfect Simple 

Pehchan -> Chuka tha , Chuki thi , Chuke the

Ah tha , e thi , eh the

Rules-:

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) ->  subject + had + IIIrd form 

Example -> Sohan jaa chuka tha -> Sohan had gone.

Usne such bola tha -> He had told the truth.

 

Past Perfect Negative

Pehchan -> Nahi ke sath -> Chuka tha , Chuki thi , Chuke the

Ah tha , e thi , eh the

Rules-:

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) -> subject + had + not + IIIrd form

Example ->  Sohan jaa nahi chuka tha -> Sohan had not gone.

Sohan nahi gya tha -> Sohan had not gone.

 

Past Perfect Interrogative

Pehchan -> Kya ke sath -> Chuka tha , Chuki thi , Chuke the

Ah tha , e thi , eh the

Rules-:

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) -> had + subject + IIIrd form

Example -> Kya Sohan jaa chuka tha?  -> Had sohan gone?

Kya usne such bola tha?  -> Had he told the truth?

 

Past Perfect Interrogative + Negative

Pehchan -> Kya ke sath + Nahi -> Chuka tha , Chuki thi , Chuke the

Ah tha , e thi , eh the

Rules-:

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) -> had + subject + not + IIIrd form 

Example -> Kya sohan jaa nahi chuka tha?  -> Had sohan not gone?

Kya sohan delhi se nahi aya tha?  -> Had sohan not come from delhi?

 

Past Perfect Continuous 

  • Past Perfect Continuous Simple
  • Past Perfect Continuous Negative
  • Past Perfect Continuous Interrogative
  • Past Perfect Continuous Interrogative + Negative

Past Perfect Continuous Simple

Pehchan -> Raha tha , Rahi thi , Rahe the + Time

Rules-: Since (fixed) , For (not fixed)

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) -> sub + had + been + Ist form + ing

Example ->  Ram yaha june se padha raha tha -> Ram had been teaching here since june.

Ram do ghante se padh raha tha -> Ram had been studying for two hours.

 

Past Perfect Continuous Negative

Pehchan -> Nahi ke sath ->  Raha tha , Rahi thi , Rahe the + Time

Rules-: Since (fixed) , For (not fixed)

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) -> subject + had + not + been + Ist form + ing

Example -> Ram yaha june se nahi padha raha tha -> Ram had not been teaching here since june.

Ram do ghante se nahi padh raha tha -> Ram had not been studying for two hours.

 

Past Perfect Continuous Interrogative

Pehchan -> Kya ke sath -> Raha tha , Rahi thi , Rahe the + Time

Rules-: Since (fixed) , For (not fixed)

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) -> had + sub + been + Ist form + ing

Example -> Kya ram yaha june se padha raha tha?  -> Had ram been teaching here since june?

Kya ram do ghante se padh raha tha?  -> Had ram been studying for two hours?

 

Past Perfect Continuous Interrogative + Negative

Pehchan -> Kya ke sath + Nahi -> Raha tha , Rahi thi , Rahe the + Time

Rules-: Since (fixed) , For (not fixed)

All Subject ( Plural and Singular ) -> had + sub + not + been + Ist form + ing

Example -> Kya ram yaha june se nahi padha raha tha?  -> Had ram not been teaching here since june?

Kya ram do ghante se nahi padh raha tha?  -> Had ram not been studying for two hours?

 

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