What is the past form of pay?
This often causes problems for students. The verb pay means to give money to someone and it is usually an irregular verb.
I pay $15 each month for my internet connection.
Last month I paid $15 for my internet connection.
I have paid $15 every month for the past year.
However, some people will assume that pay is a regular…
The Past Tense is used – as you can probably guess – to talk about the past.
There are several different verb forms we can use to talk about the past. This article briefly explains them and links to fuller articles on each.
The Past Simple is used most often to tell a simple story or relate and incident. In regular verbs it’s made by…
The Present Perfect Simple verb form is used to talk about a past event which has very strong meaning and connection with the present.
As you might imagine, it is sometimes difficult to define well as there are many exceptions to its use; different people will use it in different ways.
As you can see in these examples, the event happened a very short time ago in…