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    Present tense with someday

    1. Someday I want to sing in a famous band.

    "I want to sing in a famous band" is in the simple present tense. Right?
    But after adding the time expression "someday" is still simple present or the sentence change to future tense?

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    Re: Present tense with someday

    Quote Originally Posted by zoltankr View Post
    1. Someday I want to sing in a famous band.

    "I want to sing in a famous band" is in the simple present tense. Right?
    But after adding the time expression "someday" is still simple present or the sentence change to future tense?
    It's present tense. There is no "future tense" in English, there are several ways to talk about the future.

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    Re: Present tense with someday

    There are many who believe there is a future tense in English. It is formed by will/shall + verb. There are also other ways to discuss the future. "Someday" indicates a future plan or hope, but it does not create a verb tense.

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