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didn't

[did-nt] /ˈdɪd nt/
1.
contraction of did not.
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  • But now the same people who didn't think ornamentals were worth ruining your manicure for have discovered edibles.
  • Even if you didn't have dogs, this is a garden you'd want.
  • You'll know what worked and what didn't and what you should be planting now.
  • didn't get the chance to grow much basil this summer.
  • And you probably didn't worry over a color wheel for hours when you decorated your house, either.
  • We hear kids aren't cheap, and they stay that way, so she didn't want to spend a lot.
  • It didn't take long to see an increase in the number and type of bees showing up.
  • He didn't raise his tone, and there was in it more of sorrow than of indignation.
  • Now he had only to rent it out to good farmers who liked to work-he didn't, and of that he made no secret.
  • Local journalists, who know they can be jailed for doing anything seen as supporting an attempted coup, didn't touch the story.
British Dictionary definitions for didn't

didn't

/ˈdɪdənt/
contraction
1.
did not
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Word Origin and History for didn't

by 1775, contraction of did not.

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