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Rule "'did' with past tense verb"

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Description: 'did' with past tense verb
Message: The past tense is already inflected in the auxiliary verb "did", so the infinitive (base) form of the verb should be used here.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/grammar-forms-of-do/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Did the application worked?
    Correction suggestion: work
  • Did the applications worked?
    Correction suggestion: work
  • Did your new applications worked?
    Correction suggestion: work
  • Did a man called when I was out of the office?
    Correction suggestion: call
  • Did your car ever had a recent windshield replacement?
    Correction suggestion: have
  • Why did a man called?
    Correction suggestion: call
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Did your applications work?
  • If it were not that I knew who it was I could have mistaken it for my Aunt so well did her clothes fit him.
  • Why did a record called 'Daffodil' show a poppy?
  • Did a man called Daffodil come here?
  • The person who eventually did this interesting work was able to show that...
  • The mechanical device that actually did this check failed because of the ingress of water.
  • I just did a simple setup based off that tutorial.
  • This felt so horrible that everything else I did that day sucked.
  • Did this get resolved at all?
  • Did getting dropped off a distance away occur to you?
  • Did the shirt Tom gave you fit?
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ID: DID_PAST [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-17 22:33:07 +0200)