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    I'm a little tired this morning

    Does "this morning" mean both past and present? Does this sentence make sense? If it means the present, it can make sense, but "this morning" always seems to refer to past time gone by. If you are still in the morning, and this morning means the present time, it can make sense, but I'm not sure.

    ex)I'm a little tired this morning.

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    Re: I'm a little tired this morning

    It is morning now and I am tired.

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    Re: I'm a little tired this morning

    I agree with Afit.

    What makes you think 'this morning always seems to refer to past time gone by'?

    Rover

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    Re: I'm a little tired this morning

    It can be future, too:

    I'm seeing John this morning.

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    Re: I'm a little tired this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Does "this morning" mean both past and present? Does this sentence make sense? If it means the present, it can make sense, but "this morning" always seems to refer to past time gone by. If you are still in the morning, and this morning means the present time, it can make sense, but I'm not sure.
    It can be past, present or future.

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