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What is the past tense of the verb bite?

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The past tense of the verb "bite" is ���bit.��� It does not follow the common ���add an ���-d��� to the end of the verb��� pattern that verbs such as "walk" and "talk" follow because "bite" is an irregular verb.

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What is the past tense of the verb bite?
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In order to put the sentence ���I bite the apple because it looks juicy��� into the past tense, one would say ���Five minutes ago, I bit the apple because it looked juicy.��� The conjugation of the verb is identical regardless of what person the subject of the sentence is. The full conjugation of the past tense is: I bit, you bit, he bit, we bit, you all bit, they bit.

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