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      Simple Past Tense

Simple past tense verbs express actions or conditions that began and ended in the past.

       Yesterday, Tabitha ate healthily and exercised.

       From 1998 to 2009, he was the president of the company.

       Kenyatta and Roberto were creative and funny in the skit they performed.

Subject/Verb Agreementis not an issue with action verbs in the simple past tense.

        I ran.

        She ran.

        He ran.

        It ran.

        You ran.
        They ran.
        We ran.
        Mike ran.
        Mike and Sandra ran.

Subject/Verb Agreement is an issue with be verbs in the simple past tense.
        I was funny.
        She was funny.
        He was funny.
        It was funny.
        You were funny.
        They were funny.
        We were funny.
        Mike was funny.
        Mike and Sandra were funny.