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    Exclamation Present Simple but Perfect Simple

    Hi!
    I just want to know why we say Present simple not Simple Present ;Past Simple not Simple Past whereas we say Simple Perfect not Perfect Simple?

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    Re: Present Simple but Perfect Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Shakespeare View Post
    Hi!
    I just want to know why we say Present simple not Simple Present ;Past Simple not Simple Past whereas we say Simple Perfect not Perfect Simple?

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    You can say either "simple present/past" or "past/present simple". I don't say simple perfect or perfect simple.

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    Re: Present Simple but Perfect Simple

    Most writers do not say 'present perfect simple' because we use 'simple' to mean 'non-aspectual' i.e, not progressive/continuous, not perfect.

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