Common tenses: present, past, and future
• The present:
- The present simple, for permanent truths, and habits:
Icarus works from 8 to 6 every day. Icarus always works from 8 to 6.
What are you doing? What are you doing right now?
- The past simple (verb + -ed ending, for regular verbs) expresses a completed action:
We went to France last summer. We went to France last summer, and then we came back home.
- The future simple, with the auxiliary verb will:
The train won't arrive on time.
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