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What does "trodden" mean?



 
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What does "trodden" mean? #1 (permalink) Thu May 31, 2007 2:14 am   What does "trodden" mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #267 "Irregular Verbs Test (15)", question 1

Matt slowly ......... across the diving board and peered into the water below.

(a) treaded
(b) tread
(c) trodden

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #267 "Irregular Verbs Test (15)", answer 1

Matt slowly treaded across the diving board and peered into the water below.

Correct answer: (a) treaded
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What does "trodden" mean? #2 (permalink) Thu May 31, 2007 3:16 am   What does "trodden" mean?
 

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'Trodden' is the irregular past participle of 'tread'.
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past tense of tread is treaded or trod? #3 (permalink) Wed Jul 04, 2007 6:17 am   past tense of tread is treaded or trod?
 

Matt slowly ......... across the diving board and peered into the water below.
(a) treaded
(b) tread
(c) trodden
correct answer is A

but i checked it up inthe dictionary tread-> trod
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/tread
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What does "trodden" mean? #4 (permalink) Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:19 am   What does "trodden" mean?
 

Hi aleaf

You are correct. The simple past tense of tread is trod.

The only usages I know of for the word treaded are when referring to tires/tyres or soles of shoes, for example.
retread.

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