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Definition of "did" [did]

  • Past tense of do1. (verb)

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Use "did" in a sentence
  • "Paul did *not* believe that "Jesus was a man like us", but he *did* believe though I do not that "Jesus was not an 'ordinary real person'"."
  • "By the way, for some reason, the animation did not play for me on your blog page, but *did* play when I clicked on it and it opened in a new window..."
  • "For us, the person who did *not* say “jinx” first then could not speak until the person who *did* say it first lifted the jinx."