Definition of Continuous tense

1. Noun. A tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Continuous Tense

continuous functions
continuous loop wiring
continuous murmur
continuous phase
continuous positive airway pressure
continuous positive pressure breathing
continuous positive pressure ventilation
continuous processing
continuous quality improvement
continuous random variable
continuous receiver watch
continuous spectrum
continuous spinal anaesthesia
continuous suture
continuous tense (current term)
continuous time model
continuous tremor
continuous variable
continuous variables
continuously variable transmission
continuously variable transmissions
continuum hypothesis

Literary usage of Continuous tense

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A New Manual of Method by Alfred Hezekiah Garlick (1896)
"The Present Perfect continuous tense shows that the action has been going on, and is now finished. Teaching. at the present time. Have worked is therefore ..."

2. A School Grammar by David Salmon (1896)
"Perfect continuous tense. Perfect [To] call. [To] be calling. [To] have called. ... PRESENT PERFECT continuous tense. Singular. 1. [I] have been calling. 2. ..."

3. The Languages of West Africa by Frederick William Hugh Migeod (1911)
"There is " na" in combination with " mu," we, making with " so," want, the continuous tense present. This tease requires that its succeeding verb (" so") ..."

4. An Elementary Lunyoro Grammar by Henry Edward Maddox (1902)
"... (b) a continuous tense. Its uses are— i. To supply missing persons in the imperative mood; ii. ..."

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