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[ten(t)s] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.; лингв.

    грамматическое время

    1. прил.

      1. натянутый; тугой

      2. лингв. напряжённый

      3. возбуждённый, напряжённый

    2. гл.

        1. напрягать, натягивать

        2. напрягаться, натягиваться

      1. создавать напряжение; возбуждать

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  1. [tens]

    n; грам.


  2. adj


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Egor became tense for a moment, but he answered with a smile. “Ah, damn the lot of you!
Егор на секунду напрягся, но ответил с улыбкой: – Да ну вас всех!
Lukyanenko, Sergei / The Last WatchЛукьяненко, Сергей / Последний Дозор
Последний Дозор
Лукьяненко, Сергей
The Last Watch
Lukyanenko, Sergei
She was tense with self - control.
Ей с трудом удавалось держать себя в руках.
Mieville, China / The ScarМьевиль, Чайна / Шрам
Мьевиль, Чайна
© Перевод. Г. Крылов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
© 2002 by China Mieville
The Scar
Mieville, China
© 2002 by China Mieville
Vittoria said, her voice tense,
вступила в разговор молчавшая до этого Виттория, –
Brown, Dan / Angels and DemonsБраун, Дэн / Ангелы и демоны
Ангелы и демоны
Браун, Дэн
© Dan Brown, 2000
© Перевод. Г.Б. Косов, 2004
© ООО «Издательство ACT», 2005
Angels and Demons
Brown, Dan
© 2000 by Dan Brown
This was so habitual now in Sir Oliver that it had begun to irritate Lionel's tense nerves; it had come to seem to him that in this listlessness was a studied tacit reproach aimed at himself.
В последние дни подобное времяпрепровождение вошло у сэра Оливера в привычку и настолько раздражало его сводного брата, что тот стал воспринимать его как молчаливый упрек.
Sabatini, Rafael / The Sea-HawkСабатини, Рафаэль / Морской ястреб
Морской ястреб
Сабатини, Рафаэль
© Тихонов Н Н., наследники, 2008
© ООО "Издательский дом «Вече», 2008
The Sea-Hawk
Sabatini, Rafael
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
Baley broke in, raising his voice for a moment and then lowering it into a queer sort of tense calm. “Certainly you would know about Jessie.
Бейли заговорил вначале громко и возбужденно, а потом перешел на неестественно спокойный тон: – Конечно, вы знали насчет Джесси.
Asimov, Isaac / The Caves of SteelАзимов, Айзек / Стальные пещеры
Стальные пещеры
Азимов, Айзек
© Издательство «Детская литература», 1967
The Caves of Steel
Asimov, Isaac
© 1953,1954 by Isaac Asimov
' There was a tense little titter at this, which Ebersole seemed not to hear.
- Это вызвало придушенные смешки, которых Эберсоул словно не услышал,
King, Stephen / Hearts in AtlantisКинг, Стивен / Сердца в Атлантиде
Сердца в Атлантиде
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1999
© Перевод И.Гурова, 2000
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2001
Hearts in Atlantis
King, Stephen
© 1999 by Stephen King
He leaned back carelessly in his chair and looked into her tense face and his own dark face was inscrutable.
Он небрежно откинулся на стуле, глядя в ее напряженное лицо, — его же лицо было непроницаемо.
Mitchell, Margaret / Gone with the windМитчелл, Маргарет / Унесенные ветром. Том 2
Унесенные ветром. Том 2
Митчелл, Маргарет
© Перевод. Т. Кудрявцева, 1982
Gone with the wind
Mitchell, Margaret
© 1936 By Macmillan Publishing Company, a division of Macmillan. Inc
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell and Trust Compnay of Ceorgia as Executors of Margaret Mitchell Marsh.
© renewed by Stephens Mitchell
Their bodies were tense, muscles tight.
Мышцы напряглись.
Koontz, Dean Ray / Odd HoursКунц, Дин / Ночь Томаса
Ночь Томаса
Кунц, Дин
© В. Вебер, перевод на русский язык, 2008
© 2008 by Dean Koontz
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство Эксмо", 2009
Odd Hours
Koontz, Dean Ray
© 2008 by Dean Koontz
The silence that followed his words was so tense I could feel the pressure inside my ears.
Повисла напряженная тишина, от которой закладывало уши.
Meyer, Stephenie / The HostМайер, Стефани / Гостья
Майер, Стефани
© Н. Балашова, 2010
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers
© Stephenie Meyer, 2008
The Host
Meyer, Stephenie
© 2008 by Stephenie Meyer
After the last three long, tense hours, all of this seemed strangely unreal.
После прошедших трех напряженных часов все это казалось до странности нереальным.
King, Stephen / The LangoliersКинг, Стивен / Лангольеры
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1990
© Перевод. В.А. Вебер, 1997
© "Фирма "Издательство АСТ"", 1999
The Langoliers
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 1990
Unlike the showing at Mirny that was watched in a tense silence, this meeting more resembled a group of friends watching TV.
Да и в отличие от просмотра в Мирном, проходившего в напряжённом молчании, этот напоминал собрание добрых друзей у телевизора.
Abramov, Aleksandr,Abramov, Sergei / Horsemen from NowhereАбрамов, Александр,Абрамов, Сергей / Всадники из ниоткуда
Всадники из ниоткуда
Абрамов, Александр,Абрамов, Сергей
© Издательство «Детская литература», 1968 г.
Horsemen from Nowhere
Abramov, Aleksandr,Abramov, Sergei
© Mir Publishers, 1969
"I don't know," she said, her voice tense and tight.
– Не знаю, – бесстрастно произнесла она.
Simak, Clifford D. / Why Call Them Back from HeavenСаймак, Клиффорд Д. / Зачем их звать обратно с небес?
Зачем их звать обратно с небес?
Саймак, Клиффорд Д.
© Перевод. А. Левкин, 2005
© 1967 by Clifford D. Simak
Why Call Them Back from Heaven
Simak, Clifford D.
©, 1967, by Clifford D. Simak
The Forest had felt as tense as if a thunderstorm was brewing inside it: then all at once it exploded.
Лес замер, точно копил грозу, а потом она разразилась.
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel / The Two TowersТолкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл / Две Крепости
Две Крепости
Толкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл
© Издательство "Радуга", 1988
The Two Towers
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
© 1954, 1965, 1966 by J.R.R. Tolkien
© renewed 1982 by Christopher R. Tolkien, Michael H.R. Tolkien, John F.R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© 1988 by J. R. R. Tolkien
This "risk premium" adds to the volatility of an already tense market, where available oil supplies are increasingly concentrated in fewer countries.
Это «вознаграждение за риск» усиливает непостоянство и без того напряженного рынка, где имеющиеся предложения поставок нефти все больше концентрируются в незначительном числе стран.
© 2010 OECD/IEA
© 2010 OECD/IEA
But every time another bomb fell, or a burst of anti-aircraft fire went up, Fraser would flinch and tense-like a man in pain, being knocked and jolted about.
Однако при каждом разрыве или залпе зенитного огня Фрейзер вздрагивал и напрягался, как человек, которого донимают приступы боли.
Waters, Sarah / The Night WatchУотерс, Сара / Ночной дозор
Ночной дозор
Уотерс, Сара
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
© А. Сафронов, перевод с английского, 2008
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Night Watch
Waters, Sarah
© 2006 by Sarah Waters

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ten(t)sNounграмматическое времяExamples

the future tense — будущее время
the future perfect tense — будущее совершенное время
the past tense — прошедшее время
the past perfect tense — прошедшее совершенное время
the present progressive tense — настоящее продолженное время

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imperfect tense
imperfect tense
прошедшее несовершенное время
present tense
настоящее время
tense logic
временная логика
tense pulse
напряженный пульс
tense pulse
твердый пульс
tense vowel
напряженный гласный звук
the imperfect tense
be all nervous / tense / strained
become strained / tense
tense hematoma
напряженная гематома
past tense
прошедшее время
become / be nervous / tense
future tense
будущее время
tense muscle
напряжённый мускул

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)tensing
Past Participle (Participle II)tensed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I tensewe tense
you tenseyou tense
he/she/it tensesthey tense
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am tensingwe are tensing
you are tensingyou are tensing
he/she/it is tensingthey are tensing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have tensedwe have tensed
you have tensedyou have tensed
he/she/it has tensedthey have tensed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been tensingwe have been tensing
you have been tensingyou have been tensing
he/she/it has been tensingthey have been tensing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I tensedwe tensed
you tensedyou tensed
he/she/it tensedthey tensed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was tensingwe were tensing
you were tensingyou were tensing
he/she/it was tensingthey were tensing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had tensedwe had tensed
you had tensedyou had tensed
he/she/it had tensedthey had tensed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been tensingwe had been tensing
you had been tensingyou had been tensing
he/she/it had been tensingthey had been tensing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will tensewe shall/will tense
you will tenseyou will tense
he/she/it will tensethey will tense
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be tensingwe shall/will be tensing
you will be tensingyou will be tensing
he/she/it will be tensingthey will be tensing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have tensedwe shall/will have tensed
you will have tensedyou will have tensed
he/she/it will have tensedthey will have tensed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been tensingwe shall/will have been tensing
you will have been tensingyou will have been tensing
he/she/it will have been tensingthey will have been tensing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would tensewe should/would tense
you would tenseyou would tense
he/she/it would tensethey would tense
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be tensingwe should/would be tensing
you would be tensingyou would be tensing
he/she/it would be tensingthey would be tensing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have tensedwe should/would have tensed
you would have tensedyou would have tensed
he/she/it would have tensedthey would have tensed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been tensingwe should/would have been tensing
you would have been tensingyou would have been tensing
he/she/it would have been tensingthey would have been tensing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am tensedwe are tensed
you are tensedyou are tensed
he/she/it is tensedthey are tensed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being tensedwe are being tensed
you are being tensedyou are being tensed
he/she/it is being tensedthey are being tensed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been tensedwe have been tensed
you have been tensedyou have been tensed
he/she/it has been tensedthey have been tensed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was tensedwe were tensed
you were tensedyou were tensed
he/she/it was tensedthey were tensed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being tensedwe were being tensed
you were being tensedyou were being tensed
he/she/it was being tensedthey were being tensed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been tensedwe had been tensed
you had been tensedyou had been tensed
he/she/it had been tensedthey had been tensed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be tensedwe shall/will be tensed
you will be tensedyou will be tensed
he/she/it will be tensedthey will be tensed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been tensedwe shall/will have been tensed
you will have been tensedyou will have been tensed
he/she/it will have been tensedthey will have been tensed


Common casetensetenses
Possessive casetense'stenses'


Positive degreetense
Comparative degreetenser
Superlative degreetensest