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How will you say if something happened in the past?
The first thing you should know is about the rules of how a verb is used in preterite tense.
Preterite form of the verb
1. generally, add '-ed' to the end of a verb
2. if the verb ends with an 'e' that does not sound , add '-d' to the end of it.
3.if the verb ends with a consonant and '-y' , change '-y' into '-ied'
4.if the verb ends with a consonant and a stressed closed syllable, duplicate the last consonant and add '-ed' to the end.
5.irregular verbs, no good rules , but try to remember them.
go---->went, get---->got, for example.
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