Definition: A verb which describes the time of an action is called tense. Tenses have certain rules, according to a sentence is made.
There are three main kind of tenses in English grammar.
- Present tense
- Past tense
- Future tense
Each of present, past and future tense is further divided into four types.
- Simple (Indefinite)
- Continuous (progressive)
- Perfect Continuous (Perfect progressive)
In this way, there are 12 kind of English Grammar Tenses, which are explained in detail as below
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- The present simple tense
- The present progressive tense
- The present perfect tense
- Present perfect progressive tense