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Past tense of understand




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Past simple

understood


[ˌʌndəˈstʊd]


The past simple tense (sometimes called preterite, simple past or past indefinite) is the basic form of the past tense. This is one of the most common past tenses and can describe a lot of events. It is really important to know how and when to use this tense for daily conversation.

The term „simple“ is used because it distinguishes syntactic sentences from the auxiliary of the past perfect or past progressive tense. The past simple is one of the easiest tenses to learn, which is one reason why this tense is called the past simple tense.
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I
understood 
you
understood 
he/she/it
understood 
we
understood 
you
understood 
they
understood 


Infinitive

understand






Other verbs conjugation understand



Present "understand"understand
Present Continuous "understand"am understanding
Simple past "understand"understood
Past Continuous "understand"was understanding
Present perfect "understand"have understood
Present perfect continuous "understand"have been understanding
Past perfect "understand"had understood
Past perfect continuous "understand"had been understanding
Future "understand"will understand
Future continuous "understand"will be understanding
Future perfect "understand"will have understood
Future perfect continuous "understand"will have been understanding



Irregular verbs