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what tense this sentences belongs ..

Postby Cool Boy » Tue Mar 08, 2005 5:00 pm

I am conduse with some sentence , I mean in what tense they are , but they are very common :

1] I am done with this ...

2] I am told to do this ...

And there are lot of such types ...

please can any body put some thought on this ...

Thanks a lot .
If anything wrong in this post then do correct me . Thanks .

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Re: what tense this sentences belongs ..

Postby Guest » Tue Mar 08, 2005 7:42 pm

Cool Boy wrote:I am conduse with some sentence , I mean in what tense they are , but they are very common :

1] I am done with this ...

2] I am told to do this ...

And there are lot of such types ...

please can any body put some thought on this ...

Thanks a lot .

1] I am done with this....--------> present simple, passive voice
2] I am told to do this ...--------> present simple, passive voice
Check this lesson, http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb ... assive.htm

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Postby GiddyGad » Thu Mar 10, 2005 3:10 pm

1] I am done with this ... may be paraphrased as "I'm finished with this..." or "I have finished this..."

2] I am told to do this ... means "They told me to do this..."


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