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    What tense is applied?

    Can the word applied technically be in all tenses? I understand that as a verb it is in past tense. As an adjective however, it is at least in present tense. Then, there is the future perfect tense.
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    Re: What tense is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by mothersson2002 View Post
    Can the word applied technically be in all tenses? I understand that as a verb it is in past tense. As an adjective however, it is at least in present tense. Then, there is the future perfect tense.
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    Present Tense: apply, applies
    Past tense: applied
    Past Participle: applied
    Future Perfect: will have applied

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    Re: What tense is applied?

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    Present Tense: apply, applies
    Past tense: applied
    Past Participle: applied
    Future Perfect: will have applied
    Nowadays people say future tenses have been banned from English.

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    Re: What tense is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by ymnisky View Post
    Nowadays people say future tenses have been banned from English.
    How hopeless for them. I wonder how they express the future?

    Clearly you are referring to the term tense, and, yes, some people "feel" that way. It, however, doesn't change the way we speak or the way language is used or learned. It's just one of those things.

    Was there something you wanted to add to your loaded statement?

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    Re: What tense is applied?

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    Was there something you wanted to add to your loaded statement?

    No, not really. It was just a provoking statement.

    The thing is that I wanted to know as many people's opinion about it as possible.

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    Re: What tense is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by ymnisky View Post
    No, not really. It was just a provoking statement.

    The thing is that I wanted to know as many people's opinion about it as possible.
    It depends how you define "tense". There is no future verb form in English.

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    Re: What tense is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by ymnisky View Post
    No, not really. It was just a provoking statement.

    The thing is that I wanted to know as many people's opinion about it as possible.
    Then I humbly suggest you start a new thread on that topic. Otherwise the people whose opinions you seek on the subject might not see your question buried way down in here.

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