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Spanish translation of “past”

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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