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A question about present simple tense. "Celeusta," called out one of the rowers, a dark-skinned man from Syria. "The wind blows fierce and the waters seethe. Why hath we been given the command to row?" Why "blows" and "seethe" is present simple tense in above sentence but not present continuous tense?
Feb 20, 2012 3:49 PM
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Present simple is also used for general truths and habitual actions: General truth: William Shakespeare is the most famous English language author. Habitual action: I drink tea at breakfast.
February 20, 2012
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