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Tense is location in time by grammatical forms and constructions rather than by semantics.

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same time in the past"? I mean it should be Prince Andrew…shook his head laughing as a man… Plus, shouldn't the verb laugh after a man be in the past tense in order to be in accordance (agreement) with shook his head? You know, the whole sentence should be consistent…. …
asked Oct 5 '15 by 오준수
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one piece, we can notify you when new chapters publish" The sentence I mentioned should be narrated in present tense, shouldn't it? …
asked Aug 13 '15 by 오준수
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My friend was like "I don't understand why the service was so slow.." Why I can find no tense consistency here? Is it grammatically correct ? or it is just acceptable in spoken english rather than writing? …
asked Sep 19 '15 by 오준수
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What is the difference between these two sentences? Suddenly kicked in the bar, Tony turned out to be so worked up. Suddenly kicked in the bar, Tony turned out to have been so worked up.
asked Oct 3 '15 by 오준수
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OP"Participle clause doesn't indicate a specific tense; instead, we should look at the main clause to understand it. Driving on the highway, one must be careful. (present) Driving on the … highway, he had an accident. (past) Driving on the highway, you will see a big sign. (future)" Does the future tense part mean While you drive on the high way,you will see a big sign. …
asked Sep 17 '15 by 오준수