Talk:Simple present

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Moving to simple present[edit]

I disagree with this assessment. Both terms are acceptable, but "present simple" is the more commonly used. Compare the following Google hits:
  • simple present (NOT present simple) = 181,000 hits
  • present simple (NOT simple present) = 1,150,000 hits
  • simple present (NOT present simple) on U.S. university websites = 11,300 hits
  • present simple (NOT simple present) on U.S. university websites = 25,800 hits
While Google hits are by no means definitive, I think these figures (from both popular and academic sources) give enough support to keep the page where it is. —Zach425 talk/contribs 05:07, 12 September 2009 (UTC)
If you look at a grammar, for example "A practical English grammar", ISBN: 978-0-19-431342-1, the tern simple present is used.--Île_flottante~Floating island Talk 13:56, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

A missed topic[edit]

Explainings about the simple present's rules are missed עברית (talk) 18:01, 28 October 2010 (UTC)