Simple past negative

Pasado simple negativo

La estructura del pasado simple en forma negativa es:

Sujeto + did + not + verbo + ...

Esto se aplica tanto en los verbos regulares ('to work') como en los irregulares ('to go').

Forma larga Forma corta
I did not work I didn't work
You did not go You didn't go
He did not work He didn't work
We did not go We didn't go
You did not work You didn't work
They did not go They didn't go

Ejemplos

I did not remember where I was No recordaba donde estaba
You didn't buy the ingredients No compraste los ingredientes
He did not speak Russian Él no hablaba ruso
They didn't write a letter to her No le escribieron una carta
She did not wash the car No lavó el coche
They didn´t buy apples No compraron manzanas
Columbus did not reach America in 1789. Colón no llegó a América e 1789.
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Ejercicios

Escribe las siguientes oraciones a la forma negativa.

1 I studied at this university for four years.

I did not (didn´t) study at this university for four years.

2 My family celebrated Thanksgiving Day last year.

My family did not (didn´t) celebrate Thanksgiving day last year.

3 After work we went to a party.

After work we did not (didn´t) go to a party.

4Did you like your last dancing class?
?

Did you not (Didn´t you) like your last dancing class?

5I loved Maths and Technical Drawing ten years ago.

I did not (didn´t) love Maths and Technical Drawing ten years ago.

6 Mary spent the best three months in her life in Ireland.

Mary did not (didn´t) spend the best three months in her life in Ireland.

7 Was she happy in her job?

Was she not (Wasn't she) happy in her job?

8 The boys took off the mudguards of their bicycles.

The boys did not (didn´t) take off the mudguards of their bicycles.

9 We saw some beautiful flowers.

We did not (didn´t) see any beautiful flowers.

10 They learnt to cook some traditional dishes.

They did not (didn´t) learn to cook any traditional dishes.


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