What is the
difference between Past and Paste and Pest?
What is the difference between Past and Paste and Pest? :
Past : (adjective)
( 1 ) Gone by in time
The time for discussion is past.
( 2 ) Gone by recently
Just finished or ended
I have seen little of her in the last few weeks.
The past month has been a difficult one for him.
Past : (noun)
( 1 ) Time that has gone by
I have been there many times in the past.
( 2 ) Things that happened in an earlier time
Do not regret the past.
We can not change the past.
( 3 ) Person’s past life or career especially one that is discreditable
We know nothing of his past.
She is a woman with his past.
Past : (Preposition)
( 1 ) After
Later than something
It is half past two.
It is ten past eleven.
It was past midnight when I got home.
( 2 ) Older than
He is an old man past seventy.
She is past her twenties.
( 3 ) On the far side of something
From one side to the other of something
I walked past the school.
You can see the temple past the station.
He hurried past me without stopping.
( 4 ) Beyond the limits of something / done something
It is quite past my comprehension.
He is past working.
I am past caring what she does.
( 5 ) Beyond the age of something / done something
I am past playing with dolls.
He is long past retirement age.
Paste : (noun)
( 1 ) Moist soft mixture
She mixed the flour and water to a paste.
Paste : (verb)
( 1 ) Put paste on something
They pasted posters onto the wall.
Pest : (noun)
( 1 ) Annoying person or thing
That child is an absolute pest.
( 2 ) Insect or animal that destroys plants, food, etc…
Those are garden pests.
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