tense adj.

VERBS be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get, grow The situation grew increasingly tense. | remain

ADV. extremely, incredibly, very | increasingly | a bit, a little, rather I was feeling a bit tense and restless.

PREP. about There's no point in getting tense about the situation.

tense noun

ADJ. future, past, present | continuous, perfect, progressive, simple the present simple tense | verb

VERB + TENSE use | form ‘Have’ is the auxiliary verb used to form perfect tenses.

TENSE + NOUN marker | system

PREP. in the … ~ In the sentence ‘I stroked the cat’, ‘stroked’ is in the past tense.

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