simple past meaning

WSimple past
  • The simple past or past simple, sometimes called the preterite, is the basic form of the past tense in Modern English. The term "simple" is used to distinguish the syntactical construction whose basic form uses the plain past tense alone,

Meaning of simple past for the defined word.

Grammatically, this idiom "simple past" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
    Definiteness: Level 1
    Definite    ➨     Versatile
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