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The grammatical aspect of a [[verb]] defines the temporal flow (or lack thereof) in the described event or state to which the verb applies.  In other words it tells us something about time.
 
The grammatical aspect of a [[verb]] defines the temporal flow (or lack thereof) in the described event or state to which the verb applies.  In other words it tells us something about time.
  
Structures such as the [[perfect]] and the [[progressive]] in [[English]], while often erroneously called [[tense]]s are, in fact, aspects.  
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Structures such as the [[simple]], [[perfect]] and the [[progressive]] in [[English]], while often erroneously called [[tense]]s are, in fact, aspects.  
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

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The grammatical aspect of a verb defines the temporal flow (or lack thereof) in the described event or state to which the verb applies. In other words it tells us something about time.

Structures such as the simple, perfect and the progressive in English, while often erroneously called tenses are, in fact, aspects.

References


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