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Verb Tense

A verb is a word that describes action, state or occurrence. Verbs are expressed in the present tense, past tense, and future tense.


  • Present Tense: actions occur now

    The Dateline publishes issues bi-weekly.
  • Past Tense: actions occurred

    The Dateline published Issue 3 on Thursday, February 17.
  • Future Tense: actions will occur

    The Dateline will publish Issue 4 on Thursday, March 3.