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What are the differences between past tense and present tense in English?

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Past tense is something which has already happened in the past , while present tense is something which is currently happening . A simple example. . I had my dinner is past tense and I am eating my dinner is present tense .


The basic difference is that Past tense means history, even a second that has passed is history, and present is what you are doing at this exact moment. Examples of Past tense: saw, went, sang; Present: see, go, sing

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i did that work...past................................i do that work.present

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past tense whatever work has completed,and present tense what is happening at present in past tense we use was,were helping verbs and in present tense we use is,am,are as helping verbs

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Past tense represents the things happened in past whereas present tense represents the things happening now.

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Tense means time, thus based on this the tenses are divided basically in three and elaborately in twelve parts.

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past is the tense which says about the finished happenings and present is the tense which says what is happening now

Past tells it like it happened. Present tells it like it’s happening right now

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