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Past iterative tense
Past iterative tense is grammatical tense in Lithuanian language, which denotes complete iterative action in the past in opposition to past tense (in Lithuanian language) with meaning of non-iterative or progressive one.
This tense which is sometimes referred to as the "past habitual" (in Lithuanian) is probably an exact match to English "used to" construction. It is formed by adding the suffix -dav- to the stem of the infinitive and then adding personal flexions (endings), eg
imti + dav + -au = imdavau (=I used to take)
The past iterative tense does not exist in Latvian. Most probably this means that this tense is the newest. It developed much later than the other three tenses (present, past simple and future).
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