Results 1 to 4 of 4
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Armenian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 2,554
    #1

    used

    Are these sentences correct:

    1-It was done without any tricks used.
    2-It was made without any additives used.
    3-He went to school on that day without any homework done.

  1. emsr2d2's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2009
    • Posts: 41,893
    #2

    Re: used

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Are these sentences correct:

    1-It was done without any tricks used.
    2-It was made without any additives used.
    3-He went to school on that day without any homework done.
    I don't think the first 2 sentences need the word "used" at all:

    1 - It was done without any tricks.
    2 - It was made without any additives.

    If you wish to add the word "used" then you would need:

    1 - It was done without any tricks being used.
    2 - It was made without any additives being used.

    With your third sentence, the construction sounds messy. I would say:

    3 - He went to school that day without having done his homework.

    OR

    3 - He went to school that day without doing his homework.

    Note that you do not need to say "on that day". He went to school "that day"......

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Armenian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 2,554
    #3

    Re: used

    Thanks a lot.

    How about:
    1-It was done without using any tricks.
    2-It was made without using any additives.

  2. emsr2d2's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2009
    • Posts: 41,893
    #4

    Re: used

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Thanks a lot.

    How about:
    1-It was done without using any tricks.
    2-It was made without using any additives.
    Both of those are fine!

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •