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tense 1

American English: /tɛns/
British English: /tɛns/

adjective

  • 1 (strained)
    (atmosphere/situation)
    tenso
    Example sentences
    • He was suddenly uneasy in the tense silence.
    • Nobody said anything for a while, creating an uneasy and tense silence.
    • A tense, uneasy silence fell over the room again.

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • ponerse tenso
    tensarse

Phrasal verbs

tense up

verb + adverb
[colloquial]
ponerse tenso

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tense 2

noun

  • the past/present/future tense
    el pasado/presente/futuro
    Example sentences
    • At the moment I am trying to master 5 different tenses of verbs and also adverbs, pronouns and other vocabulary.
    • As the network learned, it began to generate ‘digged’ for ‘dug,’ regular past tenses of irregular verbs.
    • When my brain was filled with verb tenses, right triangles and pulmonary veins, there was no room for personal thoughts.

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