I am new in English, Please explain these two sentence
I did work I worked
What is the different between these two sentence?
The first sentence is the emphatic past and it is formed by adding the basic present form of the verb to the past tense of the verb to do (did). This tense is used for emphasis.
The second sentence is past simple and it means that the action was completed in the past.
Work is a word that can be used as a verb or a noun. (Just look it up, and you'll find it's true!)
In the sentence:
it's clearly a verb. In the sentence
it could be a noun, particularly if we expand the sentence some:
However, the word work could also be part of a two-word verbal phrase functioning in the past tense: