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    Which is correct, with ''-d'' or not?



    Mission is complete
    Mission is completed


    I think it is with -d because this example,

    This is finished(ok)

    This is finish (wrong)

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    Default Re: complete

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Which is correct, with ''-d'' or not?



    Mission is complete "Complete" is an adjective here.
    Mission is completed "Completed" is the past participle, in a passive structure.
    Both of these are correct, but they are grammatically different.

    Compare:
    The window is open
    The window is opened.


    I think it is with -d because this example,

    This is finished(ok)
    There's only one form for the two grammatical purposes here.
    Compare:
    The windows is closed - same form for both

    This is finish (wrong)
    R.

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