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

The meaning of "Past" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does past on mean?
A: I think you mean pass on.
what it means is that someone has died or passed away.

example: "her father has passed on, she no longer needs to keep his items."

something like that :)
Q: What does so please go in at seven and try to finish by twenty past mean?
A: seven = 7:00 (a.m. or p.m.?)
twenty past = 7:20 (a.m. or p.m.?)

In other words, try to finish 20 minutes after you start.
Q: What does past nine mean?
A: over nine or it's already nine something
Q: What does half past three mean?
A: Thirty minutes past 3:00 or 3:30.
Q: What does past simple mean?
A: Passado simples.
É um tempo verbal em inglês, que indica o passado.
Ex.:
I studied for my test yesterday.
When you gone, I cried very much.

Example sentences using "Past"

Q: Please show me example sentences with past continuous .
A: The past continuous is used to talk about an action that happened "continuously" in the past.

⏩ I was doing homework when my brother came into my room.
⏩ While I was cutting the grass, your uncle was eating chocolate.
⏩ She was taking a shower while I was cooking dinner.
Q: Please show me example sentences with past .
A: Sure :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with past simple.
A: I went do the school yesterday.
I didn't want to do it.
I met my friends two days ago.
Q: Please show me example sentences with present perfect continuous
past perfect continuous.
A: - I have been waiting for her for 2 hours but she hasn't shown up yet (present perfect continuous)
-I had been waiting for her for 2 hours when she finally showed up (past perfect continuous)
Q: Please show me example sentences with past perfect..
A: Here is a good explanation with many examples
http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/pastperfect.html

Synonyms of "Past" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between past and history ?
A: Past: the time that has already occurred.
History: the study of past particularly the written record of human race
Q: What is the difference between past perfect and past simple ?
A: They are both used to create sentences in the past tense. The difference is that 'past perfect' is used when you talk about something happening before something else happened. Past perfect often uses the words just, already, yet, and even.

I had already gone to be when the phone rang.
I (already did something) before (something else happened) -> Past perfect


Ambos se usan para crear oraciones en el pasado. La diferencia es que "past perfect" se utiliza cuando se habla de algo que sucede antes de que suceda algo más. El past perfect utiliza a menudo las palabras just, already, yet, e even.
Q: What is the difference between past tense and present/past perfect tense ?
A: The simple past tense just adds -ed to the end of most verbs. It describes an action that was completed at a specific time in the past. The specific time may or may not be mentioned but it's still there.

I walked to the store yesterday.
I saw a movie last week.
We marched in the parade
Q: What is the difference between past indefinite, present perfect and past perfect. when should i use them? thank you for helping me! ?
A: Past indefinite (also called the "simple past") is the normal past tense we usually think of:
- I went to school.
- I ate food.
- I watched TV.

Present perfect is used to talk about the past, but it is used to talk about something that is unfinished (it is still happening).

Present perfect is "has/have + participle":
- I have gone to school.
- I have eaten food.
- I have watched TV.

The difference between past indefinite and present perfect is this:
- "I went to school" = either "I am still in school" or "I went to school this morning but I am home now."
- "I have gone to school" = "I am still in school. I will go home in a few hours."

For more tangible verbs (verbs that you can picture in your head), you tend to use it with an adverb that indicates something still happening. These adverbs are, for example, "today," "this week," "this month," etc.
- "I ate food" = "I ate food three hours ago. I am not eating food right now."
- "I have eaten food today" = even though it means "I ate food and I am not eating right now," the word "today" makes this sentence something that is still continuing.

- "I watched TV" = "I am not watching TV right now."
- "I have watched TV this week" = "I am not watching TV right now" but the word "this week" makes it something that is still continuing.


Past perfect is used to talk about something in the past that happened before another thing in the past.

Past perfect is "had + participle":
- I had been to school.
- I had eaten food.
- I had watched TV.

Basically, you can use it like this:
"I had eaten food before I went to school."

So "I went to school" is already in the past, but "I ate food" before that, so "I ate food" became "I had eaten food."

I hope it's not too confusing. If you need me to clarify anything, I will be happy to.
Q: What is the difference between past simple and past perfect ?
A: Past perfect is for things that happened before the simple past.

In your sentence, "discovered" is simple past and "had won" is past perfect. He won the award before he discovered that he won it. Does that make sense?

Translations of "Past"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? we all grown up with every individual past events and personal experances for now as for what you think and what you behavior all of them would be affected by the past in some way

plz correct my English >
A: "We all grow up and learn from every past events and personal experiences. How you think and behave are all affected from the past in some way."

hopefully this is fine! someone may correct me too >
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I can ( in past)
A: I could or I could have
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? "02:05, 03:10, 04:15, 05:20, 06:25, 07:30, 08:35, 09:40, 10:45, 11:50, 11:55, 12:60" (It's 5 past 2)
A: It's 5 past 2
It's 10 past 3
It's a quarter past 4
It's 20 past 5
It's 25 past 6
It's half past 7
It's 25 to 9
It's 20 to 10
It's a quarter to 11
It's 10 to 12
It's 5 to 12
And 12:60 makes no sense
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? past
A: “Past.”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? out past
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Other questions about "Past"

Q: Why we write 1. Past simple : Mr C owned two houses in south of France
and here we write 2. Past continuous : My cousin and I were playing on the computer when there was a power cut

What is the difference why we write past continuous on second thank you
A: https://www.slideshare.net/Tixer/past-simple-vs-past-continuous-2311833
Q: When to use simple past tense and past perfect tense? Please give examples. Thank you (:
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: unnecessary past handouts and loose leaf are stacking up in her file. does this sound natural?
A: I think just say "loose leaf papers" instead of just loose leaf, but other than that it was good
Q: 'for the past/ for the last' can be used with simple past tense? Like "I wrote up what I studied for the last 5 months."
A: For the past indicates the time period is continuing into the present and isn't finished yet, therefor you'd use the present perfect tense. For the last indicates the period is complete so you can use simple past tense.
Q: Give all simple past in pic please 😘
A: Was, ran, opened, saw, waved, sighed, left

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