Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Did"

The meaning of "Did" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Did he still alive mean?
A: "Did he still alive?" is actually an incorrect term, i guess what you want to say is "Is he still alive?", which is a question you use if you want to know if "he"(a male Person) is still living
Another similar sentence would be "Is he dead?"
Q: What does Did I miss it?
mean?
A: it means like something happened and you didn't get to witness it, so you ask if it already happened.
Q: What does Did mean?
A: "Did" to II forma czasownika "do"- robić ( do, did, done).
Występuje w czasie przeszłym "Past Simple".

1. I do my homework after school. ( robię/odrabiam moje zadanie domowe po szkole ) CZAS TERAŹNIEJSZY

2. I did my homework after school. ( zrobiłem/am zadanie domowe po szkole)
CZAS PRZESZŁY

W zdaniach twierdzących w czasie Past Simple używamy drugiej formy czasownika, np.:
I WENT to the cinema. - poszedłem/poszłam do kina (went- druga forma czasownika go)

W pytaniach "did" jest operatorem i występuje po nim I forma czasownika, np. : "DID you GO to the cinema?"- Czy poszedłeś/poszłaś do kina?
"DID you BUY a bag?"- czy kupiłeś/aś torbę?

W przeczeniach używamy "did not" lub didn't ( krótka forma did not, mniej oficjalna) oraz I formy czasownika,np.:
"I DID NOT/DIDN'T GO to the cinema"
Q: What does Did you keep awake mean?
A: did you stay awake (didn't go to sleep)?
Q: What does Did you leave me some? mean?
A: あなたは私にいくつかを残したか
It means to ask if the person in question saved food (ex. left overs) or things for you

Example sentences using "Did"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Did you just~?.
A: did you just get home?
did you just do that ?
did you just call me?
Q: Please show me example sentences with Did.
A: Did
- I did not go to the party last night.
- Did you have fun at the park yesterday?
- I received a better grade than he did.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "Didn't".
A: Didn't I tell you to put the clothes in the washer

I didn't put them in the washer

Q: Please show me example sentences with Did.
A: I did everything that I could.
Did you stole my wallet?
Q: Please show me example sentences with Did.
A: You can see how you did.
Look what I did.
Did you see that?
He did that.

Synonyms of "Did" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Didn't and Don't ?
A: Didnt is past tense and dont is present tense.
Q: What is the difference between Did you speak English and Do you speak English ?
A: You already have 'did' so you can't have 'spoke'. When you use 'do/did', the verb next to it is always infinitive.
Q: What is the difference between A : Did you figure out (how to turn it on)? and B : Did you figure out (how to work it on)? ?
A: A's phrase sounds more natural than the other one.

I don't think many people would say "Did you figure out how to work it on" ..

I don't want to say it doesn't make sense because i know what you are saying..but it doesn't.

In any situation I would use A's phrase.
Q: What is the difference between "Did you use to live here?" and "Did you live here?" ?
A: They have the same meaning. The first is more colloquial.

"I used to..." means "I did this for some time, but I don't do it any more."

Ex:
I used to play hockey, but my parents made me stop.

The affirmative is very common and grammatical. The negative ("I didn't used to") and the interrogative ("did you used to...?") look very clumsy in writing and are usually avoided but are often spoken.
Q: What is the difference between Did they phone you? and Did they call you? ?
A: They both mean the same thing, but using "phone" as a verb is pretty uncommon.

Translations of "Did"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Did not catch and not caught are the same? Can I say "he not caught it".
A: "He not caught it" is not correct
"He did not catch it" is correct and sounds a bit formal
"He didn't catch it" is the most natural, conversational way to say it
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? (クレジットカードとかで)支払いの時、カードをスワイプして、ちゃんと支払えたかどうか質問したい時は何て言いますか? Did it go through?
A: Did it go through? - good!
Did the transaction go through?
Went through?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Did I say it right? or Did I said it right?
A: "Did I say it right?" is the correct usage.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "Did you go anywhere to travel?"
A: Did you travel anywhere? (Asking about a specific time)

Have you traveled anywhere? (Asking about travel experience in general)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I was obsessed with making him happy. ← Did you find anything wrong with the article?
A: とても自然です。

Other questions about "Did"

Q: Did you think where I'm from? Does this sound natural?
A: It should be "Where do you think I'm from?"
Q: "Did you tell him we'd like to meet him?" Does this sound natural?
A: The sound from your textbook is a little fast. Here is a slightly clearer version (I hope, haha). :)
Q: Did he ask her out? She turned him down. Does this sound natural?
A: It was perfectly understandable. However, you failed to pronounce the "d" sound at the end of two of the words while you said "down" perfectly. Listen to me for reference.
Q: Did I offend you? Does this sound natural?
A: "Did I offend you" is fine.

"Have I offended you" is also fine.
Q: Did I wake you up? Does this sound natural?
A: What you have is perfectly fine, but just saying "Did I wake you?" also works, and I think it's more common (just from personal experience, could be different for others)!

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