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Traditional Grammatical Terminology
by A. G. Rigg


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9. Chart of Forms and Auxiliaries Forming Tenses, Aspect, Voice

BEFORE NOW NOW AFTER NOW
Pluperfect Past Present Future
Simple
AV has sung sang sings will sing
PV has been sung was sung is sung will be sung
Habitual
AV - used to sing sings will sing
PV - used to be sung is sung will be sung
Continuous
AV had been singing was singing is singing will be singing
PV - was being sung is being sung -
Perfect
AV had sung had sung has sung will have sung
PV had been sung had been sung has been sung will have been sung

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