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    usage of grammar

    Please tell me the correct form:

    My father is passed away.

    or

    My father has passed away.

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    Re: usage of grammar

    Hello Nair R P


    • My father passed away.
    • My father has passed away. <recently>

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    Re: usage of grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by Nair R P View Post
    Please tell me the correct form:

    My father is passed away.

    or

    My father has passed away.
    If you simply want a slightly more euphemistic phrase for "My father is dead", you could use "My father is deceased". As Soup suggests, "My father has passed away" has the connotation of 'recently'. You could say "My father has passed on" if it was longer ago.

    If it's about the grammar rather than about your father, then the second is correct, and the first isn't used.

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