what is the difference between "did" and "does"?

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what is the difference between "did" and "does"

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Anonymouswhat does bill do is it right sentence
Yes. It needs some punctuation: What does Bill do? (Caps too!)

It works for both historical present and habitual behavior.

Last night, Bill and Jack get in this fight. Jack pours a drink over Bill's head. (reply) What does Bill do?

I saw our old frends Bill and Jack yesterday. Jack is working for a trucking company. (reply) What does Bill do?
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"did" is for the past
"does" is for the present (3rd person)
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For example:

1. Bill did want to go out. (He wanted to go out in the past)

2. Bill does want to go out. (He wants to go out in the present)
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Did is used in the Simple Past Tense.

E.g. (1) I went to school. (Simple Past)

= I did go to school.

(2) Raju came late. (Simple Past)

= Raju did come late.

(3) We played football. (Simpe Past)

= We did play football.

Does and Do is used for Simple Present Tense.

(Does for single person, Do for more than one person except subject `I')

(1) I go to school. (Simple Present)

= I do go to school.

(2) Raju come late. (Simple Present)

= Raju does come late.

(3) I come late. (Simple Present)

= I do come late.

(4) We play football. (Simple Present)

= We do play football.
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what does bill do is it right sentence
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