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Tenses

The time of a verb's action or state of being, such as past, present, or future.

Tenses is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Tenses books and related discussion.

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English tenses in a table - English Grammar
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English Verb Tense Overview
English verb tenses fall into three general time frames—past, present and future.
Past, Present, and Future Tense Verbs
whether the verb is past tense, present test, or future tense. examples: Daniel played baseball yesterday. past tense.
Spanish Verb Tenses F. Jehle –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
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VERB TENSES
VERB TENSES. BASIC RULES FOR CHOOSING TENSE.

Suggested News Resources

Taihape tenses for big RWC Gumboot Jam
ALL RUGGERED UP: Taihape's main street is looking great with the bright colours of the Rugby World Cup banners and the bunting that adorn the verandas of most shops.
Dolphins, Aliens, and the Search for Intelligent Life
But combine time tenses, and Koko doesn't understand. "If you say to her, 'by this time tomorrow I'll have finished eating', Koko doesn't understand the two time jumps, that at some point in the future there will be a point in the past," says Doyle.
Conn. music teacher in 50th year
Now, he focuses not so much on wrong notes, but on poor technique. If Fitzgerald's students hit wrong notes, they hit them with gusto.
Man, how miserable is Michelle Obama?
I can match my verb tenses with my nouns and I don't have a degree from Harvard! Number One – If you had to look into that grim, glowering mug in the mirror every morning just think of what kind of mood you would be in every day.
Album Review: The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient
Slave Ambient is an impressionists' take on Americana, rendered in the abstract, creating a beautiful balance between the past and the future tenses of music.

Suggested Web Resources

ENGLISH PAGE - Verb Tense Tutorial
Free English verb tense tutorial online.
Grammatical tense - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A tense is a grammatical category that locates a situation in time, to indicate when the situation takes place. Some typical tenses are present, past, and future.
Tenses
This page explains the basic English tense system. For EFL/ESL students.
Verb Tenses
Sep 22, 2000 In English, there are three basic tenses: present, past, and future.
Purdue OWL: Verb Tenses
Oct 14, 2010 This handout explains and describes the sequence of verb tenses in English.

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