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    'have died and been injured'





    ďAny reasonable person would know that this film would foment violence and, indeed, many innocent persons have died and been injured with this film as a root cause,Ē the Saudi submission said.


    Source: Anti-Islam film prompts Saudi call for net censorship body - Telegraph



    Is this structure common/recognized in English? Isnít that sentence a short one for present perfect active & passive at the same time?






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    Re: 'have died and been injured'

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post




    “Any reasonable person would know that this film would foment violence and, indeed, many innocent persons have died and been injured with this film as a root cause,” the Saudi submission said.


    Source: Anti-Islam film prompts Saudi call for net censorship body - Telegraph



    Is this structure common/recognized in English? Isn’t that sentence a short one for present perfect active & passive at the same time?





    ...have died and [have] been injured. Perfectly normal and very common.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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