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Creativegurufall fell fallen
fell felled felled
I often fall down. (present)
I often fell down when I was a child. (past)
I've fallen down. (now or some time ago)
A woodcutter fells trees for a living. (present)
The woodcutter felled the tree. (past)
The woodcutter has felled the tree. (now or some time ago)
He fell down the stairs yesterday. Look at his poor leg in the cast.
Due to the sex scandal, the NewYork senator who used to be popular because of his efforts in cracking down on prostitution rings is now a fallen star.
Can you eleborate on it or give me references and what is basic difference between past tense and past participle?
Try to search the forum for them. You should get hundreds of threads on this topic.
Kindly correct me if I am wrong in the last sentence of the examples you provided
'The woodcutter has felled the tree.'
I think it should be fallen instead of felled.
What's the difference between the first and the second?
Worry about the:
I fall down a lot.
I fell down the stairs yesterday.
I have fallen on this slippery spot in the past, so be careful!
If you ever need to talk about the wood cutter, just say he "chopped down" or "cut down" the tree!
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