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No-one has been hanged in Britain since 1964.
No-one has been hung in Britain since 1964.
We hung the picture on the wail.
We hanged the picture on the wall.

When the reference is to killing a person or animal by hanging, we use the form hanged. In other cases, the form is hung. The principal parts of the two verbs are: hang, hanged, hanged; hang, hung, hung.

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A sandstorm covered our clothes with dust.
A sandstorm dusted our clothes.

To dust doesn't mean to cover with dust, but to remove dust from: After sweeping, she dusted the furniture.

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I shall go tomorrow if it's fine.
I will go tomorrow if it's fine
She tells me you will go tomorrow
She tells me you shall go tomorrow.

To form the simple future, use shall with the first person and will with the second and third persons. Will in the first person denotes resolution or personal determination, and shall in the second and third persons denotes either a command or a promise.

Should, the past tense of shall, and would, the past tense of will, have the same differences of meaning and use as the present forms shall and will. I was afraid that I should fail, I promised that I would help him.

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I pleased him to do me a favour.
I asked him to do me a favour.
Also possible:
I thanked him for his lovely present.

To please means to give pleasure to: I worked hard to please my teacher.

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We seat at a desk to write a letter.
We sit at a desk to write a letter.
He sat the passengers one by one.
He seated the passengers one by one.

Use sit as an intransitive verb. Seat is a transitive verb and requires an object. Very often the object of seat is a reflexive pronoun: He seated himself near the fire. The principal parts of the two verbs are: sit, sat, sat, and seat, seated, seated.

Don't confuse sit with set, which usually means to place. Common idioms with set: to set the table, to set on fire, to set off (or out), to set a trap, to set a clock, to set a price, to set your heart on, to set free, to set an example, to set a broken bone, to set to work (= to start work).

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