Translation: from spanish

simple tense

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  • tense — tense1 [tens] adj. tenser, tensest [L tensus, pp. of tendere, to stretch < IE * tend < base * ten , to stretch > THIN] 1. stretched tight; strained; taut 2. feeling, showing, or causing mental strain; anxious 3. Phonet. articulated with… …   English World dictionary

  • Tense — Tense, n. [OF. tens, properly, time, F. temps time, tense. See {Temporal} of time, and cf. {Thing}.] (Gram.) One of the forms which a verb takes by inflection or by adding auxiliary words, so as to indicate the time of the action or event… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • simple — ► ADJECTIVE (simpler, simplest) 1) easily understood or done. 2) plain and uncomplicated in form, nature, or design. 3) humble and unpretentious. 4) of very low intelligence. 5) composed of a single element; not compound. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • simple past — simple past, the past tense without reference to the duration of action; past absolute …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simple Present — Die Englische Grammatik ist die Grammatik der englischen Sprache. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Satzbau 2 Wortarten 2.1 Substantive (Nouns) 2.1.1 Numerus 2.1.2 Genera …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Simple Kind of Life — Infobox Single Name = Simple Kind of Life Artist = No Doubt from Album = Return of Saturn Released = June 13, 2000 Format = CD, cassette Recorded = 1999 Genre = Pop rock Length = 4:16 Label = Interscope Writer = Gwen Stefani Producer = Glen… …   Wikipedia

  • simple — simpleness, n. /sim peuhl/, adj., simpler, simplest, n. adj. 1. easy to understand, deal with, use, etc.: a simple matter; simple tools. 2. not elaborate or artificial; plain: a simple style. 3. not ornate or luxurious; unadorned: a simple gown.… …   Universalium

  • simple — sim•ple [[t]ˈsɪm pəl[/t]] adj. pler, plest, n. 1) easy to understand or deal with 2) not elaborate or complicated; plain; unembellished: a simple design[/ex] 3) not ornate or luxurious; unadorned: a simple dress[/ex] 4) unaffected; unassuming;… …   From formal English to slang

  • simple present — noun the present tense; a sentence in this tense …   Wiktionary

  • simple future — 1. adjective Describing the tense which describes a future action. In English this uses forms of will, shall or be going to. 2. noun The future tense …   Wiktionary

  • simple past tense — noun Grammar the form of the past tense which signifies an action which has occurred and has been completed in the past, as in He cooked dinner contrasted with He has been cooking dinner …   Australian English dictionary


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