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did + present tense (or ) Past tense of the verb [duplicate]

What did you say? What you said. How did you and mum guess I wanted Agnes? how you and Mum guessed I wanted Agnes What is the meaning of above two sentences? When should I use "did + ...
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Why should we use 'Did you come?' instead of 'Did you came?'? [duplicate]

I know 'Did' is the past tense of 'Do' and if we want to ask question in present tense 'Do you come?' and in past tense it is 'Did you come?'. Why don't we use 'Did you came?' as came is the past ...
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Why is the form “Did she have a big family” correct but “Did she has a big family” is not? [duplicate]

Why do we say "Did she have a big family" though "Did she has a big family" looks like the correct form? Could someone explain to me why we switch has to have in questions like that?
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Using “Did” should it be followed by past or present tense verb? [duplicate]

Did you woke up this morning and looked at the mirror, and notice the eye bags are puffer than ever?
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Which version is correct: “I didn't know” or “I didn't knew”? [duplicate]

Is it right to use this word when referring to the past: I didn't knew he was the antecedent of my problem.
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Did they steal or Did they stole? [duplicate]

At first glance it seems like "Did they stole the bike?" doesn't sound right. I was going to correct that user and tell him it's steal. However, when I look up the word stole, it's labeled as past ...
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Why is 'Did anybody said something?' grammatically incorrect? [duplicate]

"Did anybody said something?" is an incorrect sentence grammatically, but I don't get why. This might be an excessively silly question, but I am new to the English Language.
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I did bring/brought this up [duplicate]

I brought this up. - 0 I did bring this up. - 1 I did brought this up. - 2 Is it ever acceptable to use (2)? I have a vague memory from high school that the second tense is something rarely used to ...
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Two past-tense verbs in one sentence [duplicate]

Which one did you bought? or Which one did you buy? Is it okay to have two past-tense verbs in one sentence?
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What form of the verb is used with the word “did” (especially in a interrogative sentence) [duplicate]

Jill did not allow last game to Liz. Or Jill did not allowed last game to Liz. Do we always use the infinitive form of the verb with "did"?
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Did or Do with (past) verb in question [duplicate]

Right form of the question about past: Example: Do you thought about... Did you think about... Did you thought about... Or which to use and when?
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“Did” in affirmative sentences [duplicate]

(English is not my native language.) Is the sentence 'only then did she realised the sun was setting.' correct? Or should I write 'only then did she realise the sun was setting.'? Is 'did' even ...
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Explanation of “did was [verb]” structure

All I did was hand someone a bag. There are three verbs that come together. The tense of the verb hand confuses me. It doesn't fall into any grammar structure I know so far. It would make more sense ...
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“When did you bought/buy the sim card?” [closed]

Which one is correct and why When did you bought the sim card? Or When did you buy the sim card?