- From Middle English didde, dude, from Old English dyde, *diede, from Proto-Germanic *dedǭ, first and third person singular past indicative of Proto-Germanic *dōnan (“to do”). Cognate with Scots did ("did"), West Frisian die ("did"), Dutch deed ("did"), German tat ("did"). (Wiktionary)
“Paul did *not* believe that "Jesus was a man like us", but he *did* believe though I do not that "Jesus was not an 'ordinary real person'".”
“By the way, for some reason, the animation did not play for me on your blog page, but *did* play when I clicked on it and it opened in a new window...”
“For us, the person who did *not* say “jinx” first then could not speak until the person who *did* say it first lifted the jinx.”
“I never did order them, but I *did* order from those turn-of-the-80's ads featuring a box of 100 World War II plastic figures, or 100 Revolutionary War figures.”
“Still, why given the overwhelming case that the administration has lied repeatedly did the Times feel compelled to take the best case situation and then simply say that the administration did not tell Americans the full truth.”
“The kids did good with the difficult Shakespeare even, and I bet they did good with grease and the others too.”
“She was idle at her lessons and extremely saucy, and she was a quaint little thing, so that sometimes she seemed to be impertinent when she really did not intend it, though I must own that at other times she _did_ intend it as much as any other young lady seven years old possibly could.”
“And your little heart did throb a little, and sink for a day, when this playfellow was shipped off for life, as you thought, and you _did_ remember his funeral tears over his owl, and" -- a quaver of voice and betrayed earnestness revealed the jealous pang shooting across the heart of the speaker; but her own was too heavy and deeply anxious to prolong this desultory talk.”
“Myriads of men have failed because they did not make _an earnest, hard effort to discover chances_ to succeed, or because they _did not persist in the exploration_ of their fields of opportunity.”
“Then old Mr. Mead did (_did_ is the word) Shylock.”
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