Tag: aspect

16 Can you use "understand" in progressive constructions? 2013-01-24T22:33:57.903

14 What is the difference between "being" and "having been" in this context? 2014-01-06T09:07:50.900

6 May I use the simple present for a series of actions within a limited time period? 2013-09-11T16:12:18.007

6 How do I decide which of two past events took place first? 2015-04-03T06:21:49.597

5 Differences between "has started taking", "has been taking", "has taken" and "took" 2013-03-24T04:48:11.967

5 How can I use "do you be"? 2015-04-10T00:00:00.233

5 Using bare infinitive with verbs such as "see", "watch", etc.: Present tense or Past Tense? 2016-09-01T16:22:41.510

4 Win, Wins, or Won? 2014-06-03T22:47:20.123

4 What are the viewpoint and lexical aspects of the following two "stand"? 2014-07-27T16:04:29.443

4 "By now" with the present perfect continuous 2015-08-27T22:31:30.260

4 Why do we KEEP changing our minds? 2015-11-08T17:52:11.263

4 Ben {planned / was planning} to go, but now . . . simple past or past progressive? 2015-11-28T12:37:20.173

4 sat or were sitting 2016-01-17T07:37:46.720

4 I had a bullet going through my arm x I had a bullet go through my arm 2017-08-04T16:43:36.240

4 be picking up the phone 2020-07-13T02:37:42.893

3 Can progressive aspects express the ongoing effect of an activity? 2013-11-18T13:16:54.573

3 Some questions about the verb - "keep" 2014-03-16T06:10:05.680

3 present simple vs. present perfect 2014-08-27T15:38:23.783

3 "While" and "As" conveying a continuous aspect 2014-08-27T18:51:51.970

3 Can "be borrowing" mean "have borrowed but haven't returned"? 2014-09-08T06:03:27.880

3 Perfect vs past simple when relating to personal experience 2015-01-13T18:40:39.320

3 Should I use past simple or past perfect 2015-04-20T06:14:39.850

3 Multiple transformations of one sentence? 2015-10-15T11:01:45.863

3 The electricity has been going off/ has been off 2015-11-15T17:55:27.353

3 Is it true that the preposition "for" can not be used in present and past continuous tenses? 2015-12-10T10:27:35.393

3 Start vs Start Up 2016-09-22T18:00:06.527

3 "For" and "in" with present perfect tense 2016-11-12T15:18:21.963

3 A: I have a fever; B: Do you take anything for it? (B is using tenses unsuitably right?) 2017-03-23T13:11:47.417

2 What's the difference between "to get used to something" and "to be used to something"? 2013-07-16T07:45:21.587

2 "Know", meaning "recognize" 2014-03-30T10:32:10.600

2 “Was in labour for 3 hours” versus “had been in labour for 3 hours” 2014-04-03T11:14:27.410

2 Past Habits = Simple Past (vs. 'used to' and 'would') 2014-12-02T06:40:40.327

2 "Would" with the perfective and progressive aspects 2014-12-03T15:09:56.780

2 Why use the past perfect tense (perfect aspect) instead of the simple past tense (simple aspect)? 2015-03-04T08:00:00.657

2 is it the first time you {came / come / have come} to France? 2015-04-06T14:39:15.637

2 shouldn't the order of sentence describing participle clause be changed here? 2015-09-18T09:28:09.767

2 Use of "I'm loving" 2015-11-21T15:21:31.560

2 Tense agreement and sentence construction 2015-12-12T19:12:53.597

2 Tense and aspect in 'since' clause 2015-12-21T15:29:02.750

2 Difference: 'leave somebody wondering' vs. 'make somebody wonder'? 2016-02-02T18:26:43.620

2 What tense is this? 'Despite their already having paid the money...' 2016-05-18T12:49:02.123

2 Imperfective and perfective aspects of verb "glow" 2016-06-28T16:09:04.867

2 The use of "how would you be knowing that?" 2016-07-09T12:59:49.820

2 Present Perfect Continuous - effect 2017-01-17T17:28:20.957

2 certainty values and tense - difference in the use of 'may' modals 2017-10-17T04:04:40.240

1 Verbs describing a state or situation: passive form 2013-02-23T10:38:01.933

1 meaning of 'grammatical aspect' 2013-10-12T14:28:45.673

1 "...like after you have your loved one pass away" - what tense is this? 2014-04-25T00:24:04.310

1 Sentence Construction for past 2014-06-07T08:51:15.273

1 To refer to some state after somehting action has completed 2014-08-19T06:22:17.293

1 Relationship between aspects and a particular usage of "away" 2014-11-16T15:05:50.897

1 A question about the tenses 2015-08-25T23:58:42.927

1 be to be verb-ing 2015-09-15T18:09:57.890

1 Should I use the Present Simple or Continuous to say that a word is (being) used in a sentence? 2015-09-22T09:54:50.663

1 Asking question regarding future 2015-11-06T20:21:05.980

1 Verbs which do not admit of progressive action 2015-12-20T19:42:08.960

1 Verbs modified by the adverb "never" 2016-02-23T17:11:15.907

1 Do we have to use "will + verb" when using "till" 2016-02-22T13:17:50.237

1 Present perfect or past simple with since 2016-04-26T17:28:52.030

1 Originate or originated 2016-10-22T18:06:14.633

1 Using an adjective after "turn" 2016-11-25T18:17:09.993

1 The progressive futurate is not aspectual: meaning? 2017-05-18T07:59:32.763

1 have lunch, eat lunch 2017-05-27T05:01:53.097

1 Is "She broke the dishes when she washed them" really incorrect? 2017-08-28T15:32:25.970

1 Verb form for 3 time-points successive actions 2017-11-03T15:25:16.523

1 Difference in usage of the below sentences 2018-02-10T18:10:55.057

1 The school is open from 10 A.M to 5 P.M 2019-10-23T01:34:29.793

1 What would be the difference if I use "never once" with perfect aspect sentences? 2020-05-22T17:23:53.630

0 Meaning of progressive: “were seeing” vs “saw” 2013-03-29T01:30:56.260

0 Expressing an age differently 2014-04-26T17:06:25.230

0 don't be that away -- what does that exactly mean? 2014-11-28T22:55:22.910

0 "Would" vs. "must" 2014-12-06T14:40:47.350

0 What do "from inside" and "from outside" mean in discussing grammatical Aspect? 2015-09-20T15:20:30.693

0 "telic" vs. "atelic" sentence 2015-10-28T10:43:16.760

0 When you watch / when you're watching 2016-05-27T11:10:24.543

0 Which phrase should be used? 2017-02-06T13:09:36.740

0 how to interpret the progressive form "be winning" 2017-11-26T04:02:32.373

0 Potential Subject Verb Agreement error - in an English Textbook 2018-05-11T03:19:10.383

0 What is the tense of "wasn't interrupted" 2019-08-25T13:19:19.947

0 How to respond to this question, in the present perfect simple or continuous? 2020-02-08T10:58:14.327

0 How to express nuance in a question? 2020-02-25T16:07:26.500

0 How to use would have + past participle without conditionals 2020-04-12T18:11:18.630