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stretched tightly

feeling or exhibiting nervous tension

to make or become tense

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become stretched or tense or taut

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increase the tension on

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become tense, nervous, or uneasy

cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious

in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

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pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e

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taut or rigid

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The clauses in examples (8-10) illustrate symmetric encoding in the present tense.
It bears the same basic tense and modal meanings as yiqtol in both CBH and LBH, and, like wayyiqtol, establishes its own reference time.
The main study (Khurshid, 2010) tested all the twelve tenses, but the current paper presents the reasons for the errors in the usage of the present simple tense only.
Rowling mostly uses span as the past tense of spin in the Harry Potter books, although whether that is a remnant of an earlier pattern or a reintroduction of a largely dispreferred pattern is not necessarily clear.
This point becomes more important when seen in the context of split-ergativity in Pashto, as verb agrees with the subject in the present and future tenses, while it agrees with the object in the past tense.
These forms are built from the verb's principal parts: base form, past tense, past participle, and present participle.
The research we report in this paper contributes to this understanding by exploring how the verb tense used in a narrative message determines how events are represented.
A novel verb tense for cosmic doublethink is alluring, but we would still need the present and future tenses to tell people when to look or to expect results.
The verb in archaic biblical poetry; a discursive, typological, and historical investigation of the tense system.
I do not believe that the following class of words (if it even is a class) has yet been described: verbs, the simple past tense of which is also homonymous with, or at least homophonous with, the simple present tense of a different verb.
Whatever you do about this you can do equally for tense and for modality.
Summary: Ben Affleck describes his new film Argo as funny, tense and heartpounding.
When they crossed the border and were going into Pakistan, there were a lot of tense moments about whether or not they would be detected.
It is expected that the participants would favor the regular formation of the past tense in an Old English verb when the irregular nature of the verb could not be inferred semantically because the sentence object appeared in Old English.