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2.5 Verbs: Time (Tense)

A verb gives clues about the time of an event.
When Ricardo was making flan, he used a couple of the eggs that we had brought from the farm. There is only one left, and we have finished all the other food in the house, so we will have a very small supper.
The verbs in the sentences above can be spread out on a time line like this:

Application 9

A verb usually changes to show time differences.

Channice is working on the same paper she worked on last week. She works on it a little bit every day.

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