February 03, 2016

Simple Past Tense – Negative Statements(DAY-12)

Simple Past Tense – Negative Statements

For Simple Past Tense we use the helping verb ‘did’ for making Negative Statements. Note that we do not use ‘v2’ with ‘did’ but only with ‘v1’.

I went to the market yesterday.

I did not go to the market yesterday.

He went to the market yesterday.

He did not go to the market yesterday.

They went to the market yesterday.

They did not go to the market yesterday.

Exercise – 1

Read the following sentences thoroughly. All the sentences are in the above structure. 

I did not do the homework yesterday.
He did not give me the book.
They did not understand the lesson.
Rama did not kill Ravana.
She didn’t write the exam.
Ravi didn’t do any mistake?
You didn’t complete the work.
I did not watch the movie.
They didn’t cut the trees.
He didn’t listen my words.
You didn’t come yesterday.
Raja didn’t bring the flowers.
The teacher didn’t scold me.
We didn’t eat puris.
It didn’t irritate me.
I didn’t joke.
We didn’t visit the temple.
They didn’t play cricket.
You didn’t meet me.
The baby didn’t laugh at first.
She didn’t learn anything.
I didn’t take anything.
The irrigation department didn’t release the water.
He didn’t tell anything to me.
We didn’t invite anybody.

Exercise – 2

Use the following clues and make sentences in the above structure.
She, not, shiver though it is cold weather.
A.N.R, not, enter in the politics.
Ravi, not, participated in the competition.
He, not attend to the marriage.
He, pay, no attention to it.
He, not watch the movie.
I, not, fall in love.
He, not, listen to me.
They, not go out.
Ravi, not, drive the car.
They, not, bury, the dead body.
We, not, make noise.
We, not sail on the boat.
He, not reply to me.
The lord Shiva, not, appear.
I, not, pass this way.
They, not, mention your name in their conversation.
The dog, not, sniff there.
I, not, sleep well.
We, not, warn him.
She, not, think about that.
He, not drink milk.
Usha, not, sing any song.
I, not, forget you.
He, not, hate you.

Exercise – 3

Use 10 verbs from the verbs list and make sentences in the above structure.