Tag: present-simple

58 Great Expectations [is written vs has been written] by Charles Dickens 2018-05-23T14:48:11.393

23 Using present simple when talking about a past event in spoken English 2018-07-15T11:05:18.697

17 Simple present for speaking about the future the way natives do 2016-10-02T06:19:28.123

14 is it possible to use the present simple tense with the time marker 'this evening'? 2014-12-11T10:45:26.593

14 "Where you going" is right? 2016-08-20T15:51:16.427

12 Why is the present simple tense used for an event that is in the future? 2014-01-02T10:57:00.780

10 "You can sleep while I drive" vs. "you can sleep while I am driving" 2020-06-11T11:35:27.833

8 I win or I won right after the end of a game 2015-12-11T14:40:43.650

8 Which is grammatically correct - "define" or "to define"? 2017-06-15T00:48:19.647

8 What is the difference between "I am going home" and "I go home"? 2019-01-29T19:32:32.970

6 What is the difference in meaning between "I think" and "I am thinking" in the sense of having an opinion? 2020-06-10T09:56:21.357

5 In an abstract: Simple present or present perfect? 2017-05-25T17:52:51.750

5 Simple present tense rule: adding s to verb form he, she or it 2017-06-25T14:18:42.853

5 Compare "Whenever I see Graham, he's wearing/wears a tracksuit." in meaning 2018-04-23T20:19:08.900

5 Are present simple and present perfect interchangeable?(about habits) 2019-02-08T15:28:19.737

4 Why "at the moment" and "currently" are present continuous and present perfect? 2015-04-20T20:56:30.400

4 Modal verb "will" to describe a present situation 2015-05-15T08:54:32.287

4 Which tense is more appropriate in the following context? 2016-09-18T16:15:10.420

4 Why do you ask? Vs Why are you asking? 2017-06-07T05:57:17.817

4 I like it when it snows/it's snowing 2017-11-17T13:31:40.307

4 Using Simple Present Tense for general truth in the past 2017-12-09T22:25:37.323

4 Present Simple with next week 2018-11-30T17:14:05.563

4 Proper tense in "I've tested the program with this input data and it works" 2018-12-24T13:08:19.483

4 Present Simple vs Present Continuous in "It happens because ice ____ (FLOAT) into the Atlantic Ocean." 2019-05-19T11:25:49.323

4 They do something for 20 years. Isn't the phrase grammatically wrong? 2020-01-25T16:07:23.140

3 Present Simple with "since" 2014-10-11T07:42:57.443

3 The simple present for future? 2014-11-22T12:53:17.067

3 "while they wait" - why not "while they are waiting"? 2015-02-08T10:41:46.970

3 Simple vs continuous in the past tense and in the future tense 2015-05-21T20:56:42.367

3 Tenses to describe a picture 2016-01-22T04:04:40.700

3 "It must have been .. " or "It must was "? 2016-06-19T19:53:17.310

3 "I don't see" vs "I am not seeing him" 2016-11-02T20:08:06.193

3 Correct use of "is having" 2017-12-18T08:05:06.297

3 Choice of Tense "in my lifetime" 2018-10-21T09:32:26.327

3 "After you finish" vs. "After you have finished" 2018-11-25T09:13:53.347

3 Simple present in scientific articles 2019-01-09T14:12:08.617

3 Can I say: "He always goes to cinema this year." 2019-09-30T08:10:25.487

3 When should I use Present Simple or Present Continuous? 2020-02-12T12:16:22.223

3 Why "wait" is used instead of "have waited"? 2020-05-06T05:08:31.067

2 Present Continuous vs.Present Simple (Passive Voice) 2015-02-02T18:43:02.417

2 simple form vs continuous form 2015-03-11T14:29:36.477

2 future tense (which sentence is correct?) 2015-04-12T02:26:54.720

2 Present Simple vs Present Progressive 2015-08-03T00:51:15.950

2 The difference between present simple and future simple usage in expressing a future event? 2015-11-03T22:13:47.550

2 "Have" versus "Had" 2016-01-09T19:41:21.507

2 Present Simple/Continuous 2016-01-24T15:07:01.693

2 I wait for Vs I'm waiting for 2016-02-13T10:07:37.277

2 "When we talk about false friends, we talk about -- we're talking about..." -- why did the speaker correct herself? 2016-03-05T20:51:01.437

2 Simple present for an activity up to now 2016-06-03T20:59:23.443

2 Afterwards + present simple 2016-08-14T12:38:40.117

2 "It is / has been expected that ‘Stop-Roach’ will be on sale very soon for under ten dollars." Which is the correct tense to use? 2016-12-01T15:15:52.867

2 The population of the world increases every day / Permanent situations 2016-12-11T13:36:09.757

2 Why not present simple in "We are taking the dog for a walk every morning" 2017-01-29T19:56:33.783

2 Present tenses with future reference 2017-03-28T20:45:53.987

2 In what way should I ask someone about someone's acquaintance with another person? 2017-04-01T10:51:30.637

2 past simple vs present perfect before present modal 2017-05-26T11:52:49.120

2 I'm not feeling like VS I don't feel like 2017-06-04T09:18:33.947

2 A question regarding "present simple" 2017-06-16T18:32:40.837

2 Do we use simple present tense to express future events for things that are on to-do lists? 2017-06-21T10:47:02.267

2 We notice vs we have noticed 2017-08-08T06:51:38.847

2 'Is' vs 'has been' 2018-01-07T17:52:03.647

2 choice between present and future tense 2018-01-22T04:43:04.350

2 "are you wanting" vs. "do you want" 2018-04-03T01:36:54.313

2 Using Simple present tense for future event / Plan / Schedule 2018-04-17T04:52:49.500

2 "This is one of the most important lessons I've learned" – Present Simple with Present Perfect? 2018-06-06T14:37:58.590

2 Is the usage of auxiliary verb "is" correct in the following sentence? 2018-08-07T12:06:29.900

2 Simple Present or S.Past tense in “she gains/gained weight”? 2018-08-20T16:42:09.417

2 Why do we use "is" in "It isn't raining now." and "does" in "It doesn't rain very much in summer."? 2018-09-21T07:48:03.707

2 Present simple for some future events 2018-10-12T15:55:19.743

2 Using "get" in affirmative and question sentences 2019-03-01T22:10:54.193

2 Difference in meaning using Would + present or simple past 2019-03-08T18:35:17.853

2 Preset Simple or Continuous 2019-03-09T13:42:08.570

2 "Are you hearing me" Vs. "Do you hear me"? 2019-05-18T13:45:43.153

2 "Recently my imagination works badly" is the sentence correct or not? 2019-05-31T14:03:35.613

2 Can "every time" be used with present continuous 2019-09-12T04:23:24.263

2 is it "I have traveled or I travel" 2019-12-23T16:49:42.987

1 How to identify whether sentence is passive voice or in simple tense? 2015-01-06T11:50:40.237

1 Tense not validating 2015-03-16T09:04:37.677

1 Present Continuous vs. Present Simple 2015-06-18T21:02:16.590

1 I study/I am studying 2015-07-25T07:45:17.393

1 present simple or present perfect in this case 2015-09-18T14:41:31.007

1 Should I use simple past tense, simple present tense, or either of them in a relative clause in a sentence talking about the past? 2015-10-18T07:52:02.600

1 The tense of say 2016-02-05T14:05:24.293

1 What is the verb in "I go to school at 8:30."? 2016-04-11T21:55:10.130

1 "I am almost finished" vs "I almost have finished" 2016-06-01T20:53:50.570

1 Present Perfect vs Present Simple 2016-11-02T16:42:13.113

1 A question about past tense and present tense 2016-12-22T09:00:45.390

1 Watch you do/doing it [simple present or continuous?] 2017-01-04T06:05:57.793

1 What is the use of the Present Simple Tense in this sentence "I think he is at home" & "I think chocolate is great"? 2017-01-11T01:30:13.320

1 Why use "come" (present simple) in "here they come"? 2017-01-28T09:05:37.437

1 When describing an action in a picture should I use present progressive or simple tense? 2017-02-16T15:58:10.580

1 Meaning Difference between these two sentences 2017-04-12T18:10:27.797

1 Do we use the present simple tense in the following context? 2017-04-17T00:27:44.800

1 "Going to + Present Simple" vs "Going to + Present Continuous" 2017-06-21T11:41:41.223

1 simple present - shouldn't they be continuous/progressive present tenses because most are temporary? 2017-07-19T05:51:49.667

1 "...many patients are seeking out transplants in other countries" -- what if "seek out" were used? 2017-07-21T19:32:53.053

1 Error correction : I have been informed that Dr. Sinha visits London the following month 2017-08-13T13:01:09.077

1 I recommend or I'm recomending you something 2017-08-14T13:46:31.727

1 Can we use simple present with simple past? What does it indicate? 2017-09-25T13:17:34.980