the next day was mom's birthday.

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the next day was mom's birthday.

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I am teaching my little one to read, there is a sentence, i wonder what tense this belongs to ?

the next day was moms birthday


why using was after the next day ?


what tense is it ?


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Re: the next day was mom's birthday.

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It is the simple past tense, also termed the 'preterit'.
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