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Present Tense

Verbs describing actions in the present are said to be in the present tense.  The four present tenses are:
 
The 4 Present Tenses Example
simple present tense I go
present progressive tense I am going
present perfect tense I have gone*
present perfect progressive tense I have been going
 
* started in the past, but is still happening in the present
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