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    From what I have encountered, it seems to me that the meaning of "concern" and the passive voice of it "to be concern" is very often the same.
    For example:
    1. The problem concerns us.
    2. The problem is concerned with us.
    Does it seem rigth to me?

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    Default Re: "to concern"

    Quote Originally Posted by Pierce111 View Post
    From what I have encountered, it seems to me that the meaning of "concern" and the passive voice of it "to be concern" is very often the same.
    For example:
    1. The problem concerns us.
    2. The problem is concerned with us.
    Does it seem rigth to me?
    The first is correct. The second is not.

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    Default Re: "to concern"

    And can I say:
    "This TV programme is concerned with economic crisis."
    ?

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    Default Re: "to concern"

    Quote Originally Posted by Pierce111 View Post
    And can I say:
    "This TV programme is concerned with the economic crisis."
    ?
    Yes.

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    Default Re: "to concern"

    Regarding the sentence above, is the sentence:
    "This Tv programmme concerns the economic crisis."
    correct?
    If yes, does it mean the same as given in previous post?

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