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what is the meaning & how to use this sentence ...

Postby Cool Boy » Wed Mar 09, 2005 4:08 pm

It has been being washed.
It had been being washed.
It will have been being washed.
It would have been being washed.


could any body please repharse this sentence in simple wordings for me ....

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

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Postby Pirate » Wed Mar 09, 2005 7:50 pm

Did you yourself write these sentences? Study the verb tenses more and then try to add the context or write a dialogue to make the sentences clearer.

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Re: what is the meaning & how to use this sentence ...

Postby Guest » Wed Mar 09, 2005 9:21 pm

Cool Boy wrote: It has been being washed.

Tense: present perfect continuous tense+passive voice.
Meaning: check how to use it here, http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb ... inuous.htm
Using: It has been being washed since../for.../

Cool Boy wrote: It had been being washed.

Tense: past perfect continuous tense+passive voice.
Meaning: check how to use it here, http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb ... inuous.htm
Using: It had been being washed when I got here.

Cool Boy wrote:It will have been being washed.

Tense: future perfect continuous tense+passive voice.
Meaning: check how to use it here, http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb ... inuous.htm
Using: It will have been being washed several times in the car shop next week/month/year

Cool Boy wrote:It would have been being washed.

Tense: Conditional+passive voice.
Meaning: check how to use it here, http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb ... onal_4.htm
Using: It would have been being washed if it had rained yesterday.

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Postby GiddyGad » Thu Mar 10, 2005 2:31 pm

Remember One And Only Rule:

But for modal verbs never ever use more than 3 verbs in one predicate:

...has (had) been washed; will (would) have been washed; is (was) being washed; might be being washed; should have been washing; whatever... but never more than 3 verbs (but a modal verb).


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