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Chapter 5. Altered States: Verbs > All Tensed Up: Using Verb Tense Correctly - Pg. 50

Altered States: Verbs 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. took; irregular proposed; regular choose; irregular going; irregular started; regular ran; irregular 50 All Tensed Up: Using Verb Tense Correctly Okay, so now you know that verbs form different tenses to show different times. Now you have to learn how to use the tenses correctly to show the timing of one event in relation to another. And we all know that in life, timing is everything. Get your bearings with the following table. It shows how the tenses are related. Table 5-4. Verb Tense and Time Past Simple past Present perfect Past perfect Past progressive Present perfect progressive Progressive Past perfect progressive Present progressive Future progressive Future perfect Present Simple present Future Simple future Future perfect