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What is past tense?



Past tense is an absolute tense that refers to a time before the moment of utterance.

  Here are some kinds of past tense:
  Past tense is a kind of

Hartmann and Stork 1972 166


Pei and Gaynor 1954 162


Mish 1991 861

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