Tag: tense

29 ありがとうございます vs. ありがとうございました 2011-06-02T04:04:36.617

26 "太ってる猫" vs "太った猫" 2011-10-03T19:19:15.993

23 How do I express sentences like: He is dying? 2011-10-30T01:42:24.180

18 Why does the narrator switch tenses here? 2011-10-29T21:44:03.947

16 Would the plain form of a verb usually be translated as future tense? 2011-06-20T16:39:40.567

15 Why is a verb in the past (た形) contradicted with ~ていない? 2017-01-04T05:44:49.813

14 How do I say "before" or "used to" in Japanese? 2012-10-22T14:01:44.927

12 Difference between 行ったから and 行ってから and 行くから 2011-06-02T04:25:07.713

12 Present vs. past tense with certain verbs? 2013-10-13T08:47:28.593

11 How to write about something in the future where something will have happened 2014-05-13T15:21:04.777

11 How should we understand the plain form when used in novels set in the past? 2014-06-29T14:57:38.717

11 Is た形 required when using 自動詞 as an adjective? 2015-11-22T09:16:28.937

11 Does the tense of the final verb ALWAYS dictate the tense of an earlier て form verb? 2018-11-08T22:38:10.500

10 How do I decide when to use plain or past verb form? 2011-07-29T17:55:37.200

10 Usage of 忘れる, 忘れた, 忘れている, 忘れていた 2011-11-05T16:41:17.493

10 How do you say "I have been [...]"? 2014-10-18T07:01:46.467

10 好き【すき】でした。付き【つき】合って【あって】ください。 2014-12-14T14:14:57.017

10 Why does native speakers rather say 言う通り not 言った通り? 2016-02-27T19:47:33.550

9 what is the past tense of お腹が空いた? 2011-06-15T04:45:54.290

9 い-Adjective Conjugation: かったです vs でした 2011-11-21T03:30:25.213

9 This PSA was written in the past tense. When is it correct to do this? 2014-01-01T06:51:13.497

9 「卒業して以来」と「卒業した以来」どちらが正しいですか? 2019-01-28T08:27:52.190

8 What is the significance of the "の" in the sentence "誰が盗んだのか、誰か知りませんか。" 2011-09-21T16:13:00.757

8 Is 「たくなった」 a typo or a grammatical structure that is different than I think it is? 2014-05-27T03:13:52.783

8 (When) can you use dictionary form with 間? / 辞書形と「間」は(どんな時に)一緒に使えますか? 2015-05-22T12:34:45.247

8 ~か ~かどうか 相対テンスの質問 2015-08-14T01:23:43.397

8 Why 来ています rather than 来ました 2016-09-02T16:08:18.137

8 how to use ~そう past tense 2017-06-06T11:21:48.083

8 Why does 疲れた translate to the present tense 2017-07-24T18:00:02.000

8 Question regarding Zutto and Datta in the same clause 2018-06-14T14:45:37.467

8 Is there a distinction between ‘did" and "have done" in Japanese? 2018-12-12T13:01:14.867

7 Meaning of a long dash "――", and use of past tense in the present 2013-02-03T19:27:51.410

7 Meaning of, Transitive verb in "te form" + iru vs Intransitive verb in "te form" + iru 2015-01-26T20:50:07.263

7 Non conventional usage of the past tense 2016-11-07T14:03:18.663

7 The past tense for the quoting particle って 2019-03-07T18:59:39.423

6 What's the difference between “plain form + とき” and “ta-form + とき“? 2013-04-12T07:41:39.847

6 What is なく・ない and why is it used? 2013-04-20T11:30:57.820

6 What is the difference between ことにする and ことにした? 2014-01-31T03:26:46.250

6 Attributive form in Japanese narration 2014-02-17T23:07:50.183

6 What's the difference between ~てある and ~た (past form)? 2014-03-06T04:59:11.010

6 How 聞いてた differs from 聞いた in this context? 2014-04-28T16:40:42.813

6 飲食店が入る雑居ビル vs 飲食店が入った雑居ビル 2015-11-30T09:33:28.007

6 Multiple verbs in a sentence ending with ている 2016-08-30T05:26:31.560

6 A question regarding Japanese sentences with present tense clauses but a past tense main verb 2016-09-22T10:45:11.160

6 What is the difference between 〜ている and 〜中? 2016-11-02T20:42:13.073

6 Are Japanese "tenses" aspects in disguise? 2017-01-29T08:14:47.897

6 Why does 音を表したことば use the past tense? 2017-02-25T18:54:01.407

6 Present Perfect in Genki I 2017-04-27T15:29:52.200

6 Sentence in the present tense when the text is in the past tense? 2018-09-22T22:25:15.660

6 Can みたい refer to a clause in the past? 2019-01-16T21:42:00.033

5 "きのう、何をしていた。" vs. "きのう、何をした。" 2011-09-26T20:01:29.787

5 "How did you know?" and "how do you know?" in Japanese 2013-02-24T17:36:21.477

5 Can the Japanese present tense indicate a continuous acton? 2015-01-31T08:27:39.437

5 Why did the author briefly jump to present tense in this article? 2015-03-19T03:31:55.173

5 What is the difference between びっくりした and びっくりするじゃないの 2015-06-15T13:49:57.473

5 Still confused with tenses 2015-07-23T10:17:23.007

5 Confused in choosing でした or です in のは~だ grammar 2015-11-18T06:26:10.807

5 ている/ていた時 understanding 2016-01-01T12:46:31.847

5 The use of present and past tenses in ~時 sentences 2016-02-01T22:08:19.350

5 Verb tenses in hypothetical situations 2016-03-25T04:36:01.723

5 Strange question/answer pattern 2016-03-29T17:49:29.730

5 I am confused with Japanese tense 2016-10-03T11:18:48.323

5 Does 彼女は私と一緒にいればよかった mean wish she WAS with me or wish she HAD been with me? 2016-12-23T10:02:33.083

5 病気にかかる?病気にかかっている?など 2017-03-08T07:06:50.423

5 How does one differentiate between future tense (will) and present tense? 2018-10-29T18:05:40.380

5 "I have become sleepy, because I did not sleep much last night"textbook wrong translation? 2018-11-01T13:19:15.647

5 Usage of the verb 続く in past tense 2018-11-11T16:04:59.250

5 Confused with verb form ( I am eating vs I was eating, vs I haven’t eaten (yet)) 2018-12-05T06:42:17.580

5 What is the reason leading to the difference in tense used for affirmative and negative statements in the construction V~ほうがいい 2019-03-27T02:59:44.500

4 can あいだ / あいだに be used with non-past tenses 2014-03-31T02:39:01.633

4 The usage of 侮れなかった 2015-01-18T22:34:38.017

4 Conditional counter-factual, main verb past vs nonpast? 2015-04-02T14:39:23.743

4 How does present tense work in Japanese narration? 2015-06-07T07:49:43.877

4 The meaning and tense of できるはず in this passage 2015-10-21T00:15:45.487

4 When to use って or 言った 2015-12-16T01:05:38.443

4 Different nuances in meaning for なら sentences 2016-01-04T11:47:37.683

4 た or ていた? Is "turned right" a state or an action? 2016-01-30T14:33:31.110

4 面白かった Vs. 有名だった 2016-03-03T18:36:15.193

4 Past negative tense じゃなかったでした 2016-03-06T03:52:08.120

4 「時間」「約束」「用事」の修飾 (Noun modification for these 3 nouns) 2016-05-08T12:20:19.880

4 Why 食べるなり rather than 食べたなり? 2016-10-05T03:48:35.490

4 Must I use past tense before 後? 2016-11-02T16:57:00.230

4 The verb form used before 際 2016-11-17T11:29:19.103

4 What does ていた mean? 2016-12-27T20:50:10.673

4 Is ~楽しんでいただけましたら、幸いです past tense or not? 2017-02-05T20:39:34.867

4 What is the difference between 「登録している」 and 「登録した」? 2017-03-07T01:52:55.800

4 What is the past tense of suru (do), which would be did? 2017-06-28T00:31:18.793

4 Negative present endings translated as past tense 2017-10-12T01:35:53.643

4 行っています versus 行きました 2017-10-14T13:36:10.137

4 i am confusesd as to what historical present tense is, when it is used, etc 2017-12-30T07:28:16.733

4 What is the difference between するはずだった andしたはずだった 2018-06-23T03:50:42.423

4 When to use するほうがいい instead of したほうがいい in order to mean "Should do"? 2018-08-16T14:25:41.133

4 past tense na adjective + noun 2018-09-19T20:31:26.883

4 そうです or そうでした for sentences that end with でしたか 2018-12-14T23:42:10.053

3 Help with tense/aspect (past vs. non-past in Verb and Verbている) 2011-09-22T02:34:31.783

3 Tense of どういうつもりだ… 2011-12-26T22:30:46.370

3 What is the difference between ~たとき vs ~るとき 2014-10-31T04:34:51.167

3 The 普通形 of a verb in Japanese - future and habitual interpretations 2015-05-16T13:46:51.077

3 呼んでいたのが and 呼んでいるのが which is right? 2015-08-07T15:01:40.153