Recent Examples of past tense from the Web
At least that's what the Heat hope amid this 2-3 start, that such concerns have moved into the past tense, after a team meeting prior to Sunday's practice at AmericanAirlines Arena.
In the March 21, 2011 issue of SI, Joe Posnanski wrote an unusual season preview for the Kansas City Royals, written in the past tense from a future where the Royals are no longer a laughing stock.
The past tense is a clue, but not a really spoiler.
One Republican senator, speaking to CNN, repeatedly referred to the bill in the past tense.
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First Known Use of past tense
PAST TENSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of past tense for English Language Learners
grammar : a verb tense that is used to refer to the past
PAST TENSE Defined for Kids
Definition of past tense for Students
- The past tense of the verb “run” is “ran.”
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