Present Tenses


Present Tense means the tense of a verb that expresses action or state in the present time and is used of what occurs or is true at the time of speaking and of what is habitual or characteristic or is always or necessarily true, that is sometimes used to refer to action in the past, and that is sometimes used for future events – Merriam Webster Dictionary [click here]

The present tense is a grammatical tense  whose principal function is to locate a situation or event in present time. The term “present tense” is usually used in descriptions of specific languages to refer to a particular grammatical form or set of forms; these may have a variety of uses, not all of which will necessarily refer to present time. Use of the present tense does not always imply present time. In particular, the present tense is often used to refer to future events – Wikipedia [click here]

Present Tense means a tense expressing an action that is currently going on or habitually performed, or a state that currently or generally exists – Oxford English Dictionary [click here]

Present Tense is the form of a verb that expresses an action that is happening now or at the time of speaking – Collins English Dictionary [click here]


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