Translation of "the past tense" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

the past tense

noun [ S ] uk us

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。

(Translation of “the past tense” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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