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    Default As I have always driven a car, I go...-> Having always driven... / Alwyas driving ...

    "As I have always driven a car, I go to school by my car."


    If we change the subordinate clause into a present participle phrase,

    will it be


    1. Having always driven a car, I go to school by my car.

    or

    2. Always driving a car, I go to school by my car.?
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    Default Re: As I have always driven a car, I go...-> Having always driven... / Alwyas driving

    #1, but note that the final phrase must be either 'by car' or 'in my car'.

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    Default Re: As I have always driven a car, I go...-> Having always driven... / Alwyas driving

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    "As I have always driven a car, I go to school by my car."


    If we change the subordinate clause into a present participle phrase,

    will it be


    1. Having always driving a car, I go to school by my car.

    or

    2. Always driven a car, I go to school by my car.?
    "Having always driven a car ..." I'm sure philo missed that.

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    Default Re: As I have always driven a car, I go...-> Having always driven... / Alwyas driving

    I won't be pedantic and point out that you didn't drive a car for the first 16/17 years of your life, but to avoid repetition I'd say

    'Having always driven a car, I use it to go to school'.

    Rover

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