Aspect is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
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- An aspect is a view of something, often something non-physical, such as an idea or a problem.
- In Chapter 2 we look at processor size. In Chapter 3 we consider other aspects of processor design.
- In grammar, aspect is the verb form(s) that show the speaker's view of whether the situation is complete or happens again and again. English shows the progressive aspect by using (be) + -ing.
- "I go" and "I'm going" are both present tense, but "I'm going" is in the progressive aspect.