Finished time

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Finished time, sometimes past finished time, is instance of past time that is finished.

Examples of finished time periods include: yesterday, last week, last month, last year, 2 years ago, in 2006, when you were a baby, etc.

Examples of time periods that may be finished, but may also be unfinished time, include this morning (in the afternoon or later), this afternoon (in the evening or later), this evening (during the night), today (except at the end of the day), etc.

For finished time periods English speakers tend to use the past tense, in particular the past simple but also the past progressive and past perfect.