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Types of Tences

Continuous
Continuous

Past continuous tense Functions of the Past continuous The past continuous describes actions or events in a time before now, which began in the past and is still going on at the time of speaking.

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Continuous and Perfect Tenses
Continuous and Perfect Tenses

The Perfect Tenses are formed using the perfect aspect. ... If we combine the continuous and perfect tenses, we get: Present Perfect Continuous: I have been choosing.

Perfect
Perfect

Perfect Tenses The three perfect tenses in English are the three verb tenses which show action already completed. (The word perfect literally means "made complete" or "completely done.") They are formed by the appropriate tense of the verb to have plus the past participle of the verb. Present Perfect: I have seen it.

The Future
The Future

In grammar, a future tense (abbreviated FUT) is a verb form that generally marks the event described by the verb as not having happened yet, but expected to happen in the future. An example of a future tense form is the French aimera, meaning "will love", derived from the verb aimer ("love").

The Past
The Past

The past tense describes a past event or a state of being.The past tense is categorized further depending on whether the action was in progress or has been completed. The four past tenses are the simple past tense, the past progressive tense, the past perfect tense, and the past perfect progressive tense.

The Present
The Present

The present tense usually describes a current event or state of being, but, oddly, the present tense can also describe past and future events. The four present tenses are the simple present tense, the present progressive tense, the present perfect tense, and the present perfect progressive tense.

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