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    Default Having been trained for 2 years

    Thjs is hard to convert to a clause because of "has become". Do you think it should be "After he has been trained" or "After he was trained" or "After he had been trained"?

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    ex)Having been trained for 2 years, he has become very skillful in the trade.

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    Default Re: Having been trained for 2 years

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Thjs is hard to convert to a clause because of "has become". Do you think it should be "After he has been trained" or "After he was trained" or "After he had been trained"?

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    ex)Having been trained for 2 years, he has become very skillful in the trade.
    You could say "After being trained..."

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    Default Re: Having been trained for 2 years

    Or After training


    PS If it's hard to convert to a clause, might that not be an argument for not trying to do so? You could easily use something like He was trained for two years and has..., though.

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