Thesaurus / tense
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Turkish has an inferential tense marked by the suffix -miş, which you have to add to verbs whenever you are talking about something you did not personally see or something that you doubt.
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Landau seemed incredibly nice, but I found the mood strangely tense.
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Elections are always tense, but this year was something different.
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A tense advertising landscape in fourth quarter 2019 for Dow Jones — which includes The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s — saw its digital advertising revenue tumble by 7%.
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In this case, it appears those processes have failed, and at a moment when relations between China and India – both nuclear armed states – are already tense.
Then, as the atmosphere of the room surged back, tense with vitality, her mind leapt forward in welcome.
He crouched, nerves and muscles tense, controled in spite of the torturous cloud of scalding vapor that pressed close to him.
The two men eyed one another for a moment of tense silence, and marked suspicion.
A faint click reaches my tense ear, the streaming lightning burns into my face.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Will you tell us more about it, please, she whispered in a strange, tense voice; its soso difficult to understand.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
WORDS RELATED TO TENSE
- all nerves
- ill at ease
- in turmoil
- on edge
- on the qui vive
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