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can I use present continuous and present simple in one sentence, like in my writings below?

1."There is no bird singing without a reason so don't tell me you cry for no cause."

2."The moments I don't think about you, I just think about why I'm not thinking about you"

  • There is no rule in English about using those two tenses in a sentence except that they have to make sense.Bu the way, in 1) there is no present continuous at all. – Lambie Mar 5 at 16:59
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  1. You can use all tenses in one sentence if you so desire.

    https://www.quora.com/How-many-tenses-can-you-get-in-one-sentence

    I believe that all languages are able to do that.

  2. in your first sentence no bird singing singing is a Present Participle not an active verb.

  • Nah, "no bird singing" in this sentence is gerund. – Rusty Core Mar 5 at 22:03

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