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    Stative and present perfect

    Hi,

    If i have to ask my friend if he has given his car for first servicing,please tell me whether the following both questions are correct or not.

    1)your car is given for first servicing????????

    2)Your car is been given for first servicing?????????


    Krishna.

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    #2

    Re: Stative and present perfect

    I'd say:
    Have you taken your car in for its first service?


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    Re: Stative and present perfect

    That is ok and more straight forward.But if i have to ask from the point of view of object i.e car over here whether my two given questions are correct or not.

    Krishna.

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    #4

    Re: Stative and present perfect

    I'd say they're not correct.


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    Re: Stative and present perfect

    Then how one asks that question from the point of view of object i.e car over here?

    Krishna

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