If I write this sentence in others ways, what differences do you think they will bring to native speakers?
I just read the following sentence in the text book New Concept English: A public house which was recently bought by Mr. Thompson is up for sale. My question is, how is it different from saying ...
Here are two sentences that look pretty similar: The book was written by Hugo. The book has been written by Hugo. Each of them says that the action has been already performed in the past ...
Is the use of the word "been" in the following sentence necessary or proper? The arbitration between the claimant and the respondent has already been concluded. Someone has been editing my paper ...
Debate with a fellow writer: should I say "My email ID has been changed" or "My email ID has changed"?
Which one is preferable in following sentence? His hopes of getting through the I.A.S. had not materialized till today's date. His hopes of getting through the I.A.S. have not materialized ...
I have to put this sentence in passive: She took a long time to write the composition, but at last she wrote it. Trying to write this in passive, I wrote the following: The composition took ...
What is the grammatically correct form of Present Perfect Continuous in the passive voice? Does it exist?
Can the passive voice be correctly used for sentences in the Present Perfect Continuous tense? I understand Present Perfect and its passive voice (have/has built, has been built). However, the ...