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We all know that simple present tense shows Repeated Actions such as a habit, a hobby, a daily event, a scheduled event or something that often happens (Source)

Eg: I play tennis.

We also know that Non-Continuous Verbs or Stative verbs used in Simple Present to express an action is happening or is not happening now (Source)

Ex: I am here now = I am staying here now.

It is wrong to say "I am being here now".

To be is also use to show a state. Eg: She is fat.

Now, let see this sentence:

He breaks His TVs (a regular event)

And its passive voice: His TVs are broken (by him) (a regular event in passive form)

But we also have "broken as an adjective (Source)" Eg: a broke leg

So, His TVs are broken is a regular event in a passive form or a thing that is happening or a state?

How do we know it is a regular event in a passive form or a state?

  • Could you check the links please? They aren't working at the moment. Thanks. – ValarMorghulis Jul 24 '17 at 8:47
  • I'm unsure if "a broke leg" is grammatically correct as I think the adjective form of broke refers to someone who has exhausted their supply of money. "a broken leg" could be the appropriate usage. – ValarMorghulis Jul 24 '17 at 8:49

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