English grammar questions, answered by Alan
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Are the phrases like "I'm done, I'm gone, I'm finished, I'm mistaken" exclusive ones? Because there is no passive structure in here, as the normal past participle adjectives have, for instance, "l'm surprised (by smth/smbd)".
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If by 'exclusive ones' you mean 'set expressions', yes.