Present tense, future events
Posted: 28 October 2013 11:16 PM   [ Ignore ]
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What can you tell me about the grammar of sentences such as :

Tomorrow we dine in hell.

Has the form of the present tense, but is talking about future events. Is there a name for that?

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Posted: 29 October 2013 03:42 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Technically, English, like all Germanic languages, has no future tense. It has various ways to express futurity; I guess you would call this one the adverbial future (tomorrow is an adverb).

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