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    to have been

    Hi,

    It's a girl who turned out to have been murdered.

    On this sentence, I can't find out why "have" is used here
    Is it awkward to just say "It's a girl who turned out to be murdered"?

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    Re: to have been

    Quote Originally Posted by layla0302 View Post
    Hi,

    It's a girl who turned out to have been murdered.

    On this sentence, I can't find out why "have" is used here
    Is it awkward to just say "It's a girl who turned out to be murdered"?
    Not just awkward, it would be wrong to say that.

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