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past

adjective /paːst/
just finished pasado the past year.
over, finished or ended, of an earlier time than the present pasado The time for discussion is past.
(linguistics) (of the tense of a verb) indicating action in the past pasado In ’He did it’, the verb is in the past tense.
the past noun
the time which was before the present pasado In the past, houses were built of wood or stone.
past participle noun
(linguistics) the form of a verb that is used with the verb ‘have’ to form perfect tenses, and with the verb ‘be’ to form passive sentences. Past participles are also sometimes used as adjectives, for exampleinjured’ as in ‘an injured shoulder’. Pasado Participio
past perfect noun
(linguistics) the form of a verb that expresses an action completed before a particular time in the past. It is formed in English with ‘had’ and the past participle. Pasado Perfecto
see also passed.
(Definition of past from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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