It is used to tell about things which have already happened

Example

  1. I worked in IBM Private Limited. 
  2. I loved that show.
  3. I hated my job
  4. I was a student
  5. They were friends

Note :-

In Simple Past,we always use Second form of verb like

Worked, loved, hated, was, were

Rules for Simple Past

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Comparison Simple Present and Simple Past

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Convert simple present in simple past

I cut the apple into 2 pieces

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I am hungry

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Rahul weds Sonia

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They hit the ball very hard

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The shop is shut

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I do my homework

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