Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of tense.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tense.

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Examples

  • Were you to return (the ‘proper’ use of verb tenses is on the wane) in 100 years’ time (as is the ‘correct’ use of apostrophes), - you wouldn’t understand a word, but it would still be English.

    5 posts from September 2009

  • Were you to return (the ‘proper’ use of verb tenses is on the wane) in 100 years’ time (as is the ‘correct’ use of apostrophes), - you wouldn’t understand a word, but it would still be English.

    Two letters

  • Were you to return (the ‘proper’ use of verb tenses is on the wane) in 100 years’ time (as is the ‘correct’ use of apostrophes), - you wouldn’t understand a word, but it would still be English.

    Two letters

  • And he managed to explain tenses in such a way that I understood for the first time (though don’t test me on the terms like “past perfect”).

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Morton tenses, which is harder than you think for a skeleton.

    Blood Lite II: Overbite

  • _Tempora_, the tenses, that is the conjugations of the verb, were probably local productions of a simple nature which never found their way into print.

    The Age of Erasmus Lectures Delivered in the Universities of Oxford and London

  • "You start missing free throws and you start missing shots, everyone gets pressing, everyone kind of tenses up," Hawes said.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • "You start missing free throws and you start missing shots, everyone gets pressing, everyone kind of tenses up," Hawes said.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • "tenses" that you continue to skirt around and ignore. quote:

    Time Warp Latest Posts

  • "tenses" that you continue to skirt around and ignore. quote:

    Time Warp Latest Posts

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