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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “the past tense”

the past tense

noun [S]
 
 
used generally to describe grammatical structures that describe actions which have now finished. It is used by some people to refer to the past simple
過去式;簡單過去式
Add -ed to all these verbs to put them in the past tense.
把所有這些動詞都加上 -ed,使其變成過去時態。
I think her husband must be dead - she always talks about him in the past tense.
我想她丈夫一定是死了——她談到他時老是用過去時態。
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(Definition of the past tense from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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