20 Simple Past Tense Example Sentences
Past Simple Tense
The most important detail here is that in the sentence using the Simple Present Tense, the event or situation happened in the past and ended in the past. Now it will be useful to examine sentence structures:
- Regardless of the subject in affirmative sentences, the following verb must be in the second structure.
- In cases where there is no verb sentence, auxiliary verbs belonging to the subjects are in the second structure. You-We-They subjects are followed by the auxiliary verb “were” and the I-She-He-It subjects are followed by the auxiliary verb “was”.
- Regardless of the subject in negative sentences, “did not” is placed immediately after the subject, and then the verb takes place in the first structure.
- Regardless of the subject in interrogative sentences, “did” is put at the beginning and then the subject comes. Immediately after the subject, the verb takes place in the first structure.
20 Past Simple Tense Example Sentences
1. We waited for you for 15 minutes.
2. I met Mary at school yesterday.
3. They went to the cinema yesterday and then ate.
4. I went to elementary school in Texas.
5. I went on vacation to Spain this summer.
6. I went swimming in the sea yesterday.
7. I bought a new computer last week.
8. I watched this movie with my sister.
9. They were very tired last week.
10. We opened a new Youtube channel.
11. I didn’t leave the house today.
12. I didn’t go to the cinema yesterday.
13. We played games in the park for hours yesterday.
14. Samuel didn’t come to the picnic yesterday.
15. I visited yesterday with my cousin.
16. I passed the math exam.
17. Yesterday the mechanic fixed my car.
18. I worked for 3 hours yesterday.
19. My brother was not at home.
20. The flat was sold 2 months ago.