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    Talking Present Tense

    Did you have rules for present tense

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    Default Re: Present Tense

    Quote Originally Posted by Hjimenez1168 View Post
    Did you have rules for the present tense?
    Welcome to Using English, Hjimenez.

    Yes, we did. In fact, we still do!

    Click here to read all about them.

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    Default Re: Present Tense

    Welcome to the forum Hijimenez. .

    We certainly have guidelines on when and how we use this tense appropriately. If you mean rules along the lines of "Never use the present simple when you are talking about past or future time', the answer is 'No'.
    Last edited by 5jj; 05-Feb-2013 at 10:32. Reason: typo
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