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  • The Past Perfect-Progressive of English Verbs
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    The Past Perfect-Progressive of English Verbs

    Conjugated English verbs express a combination of grammatical tense, grammatical aspect, grammatical voice, and grammatical mood. Tense is the grammaticalized expression of time and roughly corresponds to actual time. Aspect is the grammaticalized expression of temporal structure and corresponds to duration. Mood is the expression of modality, or the expression of possibility, necessity, and contingency. […] More

  • The Past Perfect of English Verbs
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    The Past Perfect of English Verbs

    Conjugated verbs in English express a combination of grammatical tense, grammatical aspect, grammatical voice, and grammatical mood. Tense is defined as the grammaticalized expression of time and aspect as the grammaticalized expression of temporal structure. Mood is defined as the expression of modality and voice as the expression of relationships between predicate and nominal functions. […] More

  • The Simple Past of English Verbs
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    The Simple Past of English Verbs

    All English verbs that are conjugated express a combination of grammatical tense, grammatical aspect, grammatical voice, and grammatical mood. Tense is the grammaticalized expression of time. Aspect is the grammaticalized expression of temporal structure or duration. Mood is the expression of modality, which is the expression of possibility, probability, necessity, and contingency. Voice is the […] More

  • Tense and Aspect of English Verbs
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    Tense and Aspect of English Verbs

    All finite, or conjugated, verbs in English express grammatical tense and grammatical aspect. Tense is the grammaticalized expression of the location in time of an action or state, which only roughly relates to actual time. Aspect is the grammaticalized expression of the temporal structure of an action or state, which roughly relates to duration. Simple […] More

  • Grammatical Tense in English
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    Grammatical Tense in English

    Grammatical tense can be defined as the grammaticalized expression of the location in time of an action or state. Verb tense only roughly relates to actual time. The English language has two grammatical tenses: Present tense Past tense Present Tense The first grammatical tense in the English language is the present tense. The present tense […] More

  • Grammatical Tense
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    Grammatical Tense

    Grammatical tense is the grammaticalized expression of the location in time of an action or state. Tense only roughly corresponds to actual time. Only two grammatical tenses exist in the English language: present and past. Grammatical Tense Grammatical Tense in English describes the two grammatical tenses of the English language. Tense and Aspect of English […] More