My original question was

[Sentences with strange/Incorrect(from English point of view) Time conjunctive][Conclusive verb form] combinations and aspects/nuances reflected?

Below is what I found so far. What is the difference between the three notions? And are there other notions that cover the problem of 'weird-looking' mix of tenses?

1) Aspect-Tense Notion: How can this sentence using 次 be in the past tense?

2) Relative-Non relative tense Notion 住んでいた時 or 住んでいる時

3) Perfective-Imperfective Notion https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_verb_conjugation#Perfective


4) Order of events in one's mind Notion: Another notion I found in the Answer of: Usage of した時 vs. している時?

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    Sorry, but I can't understand what you're asking. Aspect (including perfective/imperfective) is not part of tense. – curiousdannii Aug 22 at 23:13
  • @curiousdannii My bad, I meant verb inflections (if tenses is wrong). – raruna Aug 23 at 15:02

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