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    Verb And Time Reference

    I have a question: verbs can be facts, habits, routine , facts about the present event and even scheduled,

    Would the following sentence be a fact or fact about the present?:

    Janet speaks French?

    Thanks for your help

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    Re: Verb And Time Reference

    Quote Originally Posted by NO NAME
    I have a question: verbs can be facts, habits, routine , facts about the present event and even scheduled,

    Would the following sentence be a fact or fact about the present?:

    Janet speaks French?

    Thanks for your help
    It's simply a fact.

    If for some reason Janet loses her ability to speak French, then it would have been a fact about the present.

    We can just call it a fact.

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