Phrase: Definition & Types

Phrase and clause are the most important elements of English grammar. Phrase and clause cover everything a sentence has. Clauses are the center of sentences and phrases strengthen the sentences to become meaningful. If the clauses are the pillars of a building, the phrases are the bricks. A phrase usually is always present within a clause, but […]

Future Tense

Future Tense: Definition, Structure & Examples Future tense also has four forms. However, one of the forms has no practical use. Simple Future (Future Indefinite) Tense Future Continuous Tense Future Perfect Tense Future Perfect Continuous Tense Simple Future (Future Indefinite) Tense The simple future tense is used when an action is promised/thought to occur in the future. Structure: […]

Past Tense

Past Tense: Definition, Structure & Examples  Past tense also has four forms. Past Indefinite Tense Past Progressive (Continuous) Tense Past Perfect Tense Past Perfect Progressive Tense Past Indefinite Tense The past indefinite tense, also known as simple past tense, is used to indicate a finished or completed action/task that occurred/happened at a specific point in time in the past. ‘A […]

Present Tense

Present Tense: Definition, Structure & Examples Tenses demonstrate the time of an action in a sentence usually performed by or centered around the subject of the sentence. The actions are called verbs. Verbs change according to tenses and other issues. As verbs are the most important elements of English sentences, tenses also carry paramount importance in […]