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    Default WHAT DOES"passive participle"mean?

    I am not a teacher

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    Default Re: WHAT DOES"passive participle"mean?

    Perfect Passive Participle PPP

    Ex:
    The student, having been praised by the teacher, was happy.

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    Default Re: WHAT DOES"passive participle"mean?

    Thanks for responding.i still dont quite understand though.
    Are you saying "it is the result of an action by another???"

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    Question STILL UNCLEAR WHAT "passive participle" MEANS

    I am not a teacher

    Could someone please explain to me what
    "passiveparticiple" means?
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    Re: WHAT DOES"passive participle"mean?
    Perfect Passive Participle PPP

    Ex:
    The student, having been praised by the teacher, was happy.
    Thanks for responding.i still dont quite understand though.
    Are you saying "it is the result of an action by another???"

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    Default Re: STILL UNCLEAR WHAT "passive participle" MEANS

    Yes, that's the idea behind the passive; the act of praising was performed by the teacher. The student was on the receiving end of the praise.

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    Default Re: WHAT DOES"passive participle"mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by SETHITIS View Post
    Thanks for responding. I still don't quite understand though.
    Are you saying "it is the result of an action by another?"

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