noun[mass noun] Grammar
- The dependence of the tense of a subordinate verb on the tense of the verb in the main clause (e.g. I think that you are wrong; I thought that you were wrong).More example sentences
- The past tense does nothing but continue the sequence of tenses, and so the unfolding of events.
- One might argue that Strabo's loose grammar allows us to ignore a strict translation of the sequence of tenses and consider alternatives.
- The theme of repetition recurs, but this time it is the repetition of the sequence of tenses throughout the text.
More definitions of sequence of tensesDefinition of sequence of tenses in:
- The US English dictionary