sequence of tenses

overeenstemming van de tijden (grammatica)

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  • sequence of tenses — noun (grammar) The relation of the tense used in a subordinate clause to that used in the principal clause • • • Main Entry: ↑sequence * * * the ˌsequence of ˈtenses [sequence of tenses] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • sequence of tenses — This refers to the pattern of tenses in a sequence of verbs within a sentence. If a simple statement such as I m afraid I haven t finished is put into indirect speech by means of a reporting verb such as said, thought, etc., the tense of the… …   Modern English usage

  • Sequence of tenses — In grammar, the sequence of tenses (known in Latin as consecutio temporum, and also known as agreement of tenses, succession of tenses, tense harmony, and backshifting) is a rule of a particular language governing the relationship between the… …   Wikipedia

  • sequence of tenses — order of tenses (Grammar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sequence of tenses — См. concordanza dei tempi …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • sequence of tenses — noun Grammar the dependence of the tense of a subordinate verb on the tense of the verb in the main clause (e.g. I think that you are wrong; I thought that you were wrong) …   English new terms dictionary

  • sequence — n. & v. n. 1 succession, coming after or next. 2 order of succession (shall follow the sequence of events; give the facts in historical sequence). 3 a set of things belonging next to one another on some principle of order; a series without gaps.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sequence — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin sequentia, from Late Latin, sequel, literally, act of following, from Latin sequent , sequens, present participle of sequi Date: 14th century 1. a hymn in irregular meter… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Grammatical tense — is a temporal linguistic quality expressing the time at, during, or over which a state or action denoted by a verb occurs.Tense is one of at least five qualities, along with mood, voice, aspect, and person, which verb forms may express.Tenses… …   Wikipedia

  • Romanian language — Not to be confused with Romani language. Romanian, Daco Romanian română, limba română Pronunciation [roˈmɨnə] Spoken in By a majority …   Wikipedia

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