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Does this sentence make sense considering that it is in the present tense and the presence of previously in it? Is there a better sentence for it?

Plenty of solutions are previously proposed to address the problem.

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    You're probably better off using the present perfect tense here: Plenty of solutions have been previously proposed to address the problem. Nov 27 '17 at 12:58
  • Please include more information why this is difficult or why you find it confusing. Otherwise the question may be closed as proofreading.
    – Andrew
    Nov 27 '17 at 14:56
  • The question already mentions the source of confusion: using present tense with previously.
    – Shayan
    Nov 28 '17 at 6:17
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No, it doesn't make sense. "Are" is present tense, and you are clearly using past. Therefore you should change it out to "Were", "Have been" or something similar.

Plenty of solutions have been previously proposed to address the problem

If actually supposed to be present tense, say this:

Plenty of solutions are being proposed to address this problem

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  • Which one of were and have been is better in this context?
    – Shayan
    Nov 27 '17 at 16:45
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    +Shayan use "Have been" in this case Nov 28 '17 at 5:29

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