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Present tense

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The present tense (abbreviated or) is a grammatical tense whose principal function is to locate a situation or event in present time. [1]

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Bulgarian language

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Conditional sentence

Conditional sentences are sentences expressing factual implications, or hypothetical situations and their consequences.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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English subjunctive

The subjunctive in English is used to form sentences that do not describe known objective facts.

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English verbs

Verbs constitute one of the main word classes in the English language.

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French conjugation

French conjugation is the creation of derived forms of a French verb from its principal parts by inflection.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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Future tense

In grammar, a future tense (abbreviated) 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.

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Grammatical aspect

Aspect is a grammatical category that expresses how an action, event, or state, denoted by a verb, extends over time.

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Grammatical mood

In linguistics, grammatical mood (also mode) is a grammatical feature of verbs, used for signaling modality.

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Grammatical person

Grammatical person, in linguistics, is the grammatical distinction between deictic references to participant(s) in an event; typically the distinction is between the speaker (first person), the addressee (second person), and others (third person).

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Grammatical tense

In grammar, tense is a category that expresses time reference with reference to the moment of speaking.

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Greek language

Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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A happening is a performance, event, or situation meant to be considered art, usually as performance art.

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Historical present

In linguistics and rhetoric, the historical present or historic present (also called dramatic present or narrative present) is the employment of the present tense when narrating past events.

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Indo-European languages

The Indo-European languages are a language family of several hundred related languages and dialects.

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Italian conjugation

Italian verbs have a high degree of inflection, the majority of which follows one of three common patterns of conjugation.

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Latin conjugation

Conjugation has two meanings.

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List of glossing abbreviations

This page lists common abbreviations for grammatical terms that are used in linguistic interlinear glossing.

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Macedonian language

Macedonian (македонски, tr. makedonski) is a South Slavic language spoken as a first language by around two million people, principally in the Republic of Macedonia and the Macedonian diaspora, with a smaller number of speakers throughout the transnational region of Macedonia.

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Past tense

The past tense (abbreviated) is a grammatical tense whose principal function is to place an action or situation in past time.

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Portuguese language

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.

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Portuguese verb conjugation

Portuguese verbs display a high degree of inflection.

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Present continuous

The present continuous, also called the present progressive, is one of the present tenses used in modern English, the others being the simple present and the present perfect.

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Present perfect

The present perfect is a grammatical combination of the present tense and perfect aspect that is used to express a past event that has present consequences.

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Realis mood

A realis mood (abbreviated) is a grammatical mood which is used principally to indicate that something is a statement of fact; in other words, to express what the speaker considers to be a known state of affairs, as in declarative sentences.

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Simple present

The simple present, present simple or present indefinite is one of the verb forms associated with the present tense in modern English.

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Spanish conjugation

This article presents a set of paradigms—that is, conjugation tables—of Spanish verbs, including examples of regular verbs and some of the most common irregular verbs.

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Spanish language

Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.

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Subjunctive mood

The subjunctive is a grammatical mood (that is, a way of speaking that allows people to express their attitude toward what they are saying) found in many languages.

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Tense confusion

In grammar, a tense confusion occurs when a writer shifts from the present tense to the past tense (or vice versa).

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Tense–aspect–mood, commonly abbreviated and also called tense–modality–aspect or, is the grammatical system of a language that covers the expression of tense (location in time), aspect (fabric of time – a single block of time, continuous flow of time, or repetitive occurrence), and mood or modality (degree of necessity, obligation, probability, ability).

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Uses of English verb forms

This article describes the uses of various verb forms in modern standard English language.

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Vulgar Latin

Vulgar Latin or Sermo Vulgaris ("common speech") was a nonstandard form of Latin (as opposed to Classical Latin, the standard and literary version of the language) spoken in the Mediterranean region during and after the classical period of the Roman Empire.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Present_tense

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