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"Future tense" is a noun which is often translated as "el tiempo futuro", and "past tense" is a noun which is often translated as "el pasado". Learn more about the difference between "future tense" and "past tense" below.
future tense(
fyu
-
chuhr
 
tehns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el tiempo futuro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The future tense in Spanish may be expressed through inflection or periphrasis.El tiempo futuro en español puede expresarse por medio de inflexiones o perífrasis.
b. el futuro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Today, we learned how to conjugate verbs in the future tense.Hoy, aprendimos a conjugar verbos en el futuro.
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past tense(
pahst
 
tehns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el pasado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This verb should be in the past tense, not in the pluperfect.Este verbo debería estar en el pasado, no en el pluscuamperfecto.
b. el pretérito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Pay attention when you conjugate this verb in the past tense; it's irregular.Presta atención cuando conjugues este verbo en el pretérito; es irregular.
c. el tiempo pasado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Why are you talking about her in the past tense? Did she pass away?¿Por qué hablas de ella en tiempo pasado? ¿Falleció?
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