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 Meanings and Examples of DID
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did
 v.  past tense of DO
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  The tranquillity which I now enjoyed did not endure.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
2  "You did it, Tom," she said accusingly.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
3  I know you didn't mean to but you did do it.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
4  I hadn't been looking at them, but I did now.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
5  I was new to sorrow, but it did not the less alarm me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  He says he knows the car that did it.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
7  He did extraordinarily well in the war.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
8  Such a mad act as that man did should make us all think.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
9  Hester Prynne, therefore, did not flee.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
10  But the child did not see fit to let the matter drop.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XV. HESTER AND PEARL
11  What we did had a consecration of its own.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
12  Never afterwards did it quit her bosom.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXIV. CONCLUSION
13  I thanked my friend from my heart, but I did not speak.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
14  He did not speak, he did not behave like himself.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
15  My brother did not deserve her; he did not even love her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  He did argue in a general way that the president can't be trusted.
17  He looked crestfallen at their decision, but did not argue.
18  Jon disagreed, but did not feel disposed to argue.
19  They did arrive together, but I think they left separately.
20  The hoped-for economic recovery in Britain did not arrive.
21  Frank Lloyd Wright did not call himself an artist.
22  The low salary did not dispose him to accept the position.
23  He did not attend the meeting yesterday.
24  The medicine did not achieve the desired effect.
25  The airport did not become operational until May.
26  We prayed and did penance together.
27  Each person did his bit toward getting the meal on the table.
28  If the Europeans did not reduce subsidies, a trade war would ensue.
29  He admitted he did not hold to the traditional view of God.
30  She did six months' hard training before the marathon.