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    has/has been put up

    The price of books has put up by 5%.
    The price of books has been put up by 5%.


    I think the first sentence is incorrect and the second is correct. Am I right?

    Please help me.

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    Re: has/has been put up

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    The price of books has put up by 5%.
    The price of books has been put up by 5%.


    I think the first sentence is incorrect and the second is correct. Am I right?

    Please help me.

    You are.

    Another way of saying it:

    The price of books has gone up by 5%.

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