the imperfect

Definition of the imperfect

grammar

  1. :  the form of a verb used to express an incomplete action in the past or a state that continued for a period of time in the past In “He was singing when I came in,” “was singing” is in the imperfect.

Word by Word Definitions

imperfectplay
  1. :  not perfect: such as

    :  defective

    :  having stamens or pistils but not both

  1. :  an imperfect tense

    :  the verb form expressing it


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