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    Present Perfect Tense
    1) My father has wearied after he worked a long time, so he wanted to go back to his country.
    Present Perfect Tense (Passive Tense)
    2) After a long time has worked by my father he wearied, so he wanted to go back to his country.

    Simple Tense
    3) When my mother scolds me, I donít talk back her because I appreciate my mother and her kindness.
    Simple Tense (Passive Tense)
    4) When I scolds by my mother, I donít talk back her because I appreciate my mother and her kindness.


    Note: When should I put the ďcommaĒ in the sentence or story?

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    Re: Help

    Quote Originally Posted by atchan View Post
    Present Perfect Tense
    1) My father has wearied after he worked a long time, so he wanted to go back to his country.
    Present Perfect Tense (Passive Tense)
    2) After a long time has worked by my father he wearied, so he wanted to go back to his country.

    Simple Tense
    3) When my mother scolds me, I donít talk back her because I appreciate my mother and her kindness.
    Simple Tense (Passive Tense)
    4) When I scolds by my mother, I donít talk back her because I appreciate my mother and her kindness.

    Note: When should I put the ďcommaĒ in the sentence or story?
    Commas are not your problem here. Try these alternatives. I'm sure there are others. 1) & 2) My father became weary, having worked for a long time. So, he wanted to go back to his country. 3) is OK. 4) When I am scolded by my mother.......

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    Re: Help

    1) & 2) My father became weary, having worked for a long time. So, he wanted to go back to his country.

    What do you mean? give me more details?

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    Re: Help

    Quote Originally Posted by atchan View Post
    1) & 2) My father became weary, having worked for a long time. So, he wanted to go back to his country.

    What do you mean? give me more details?
    "Weary" is primarily an adjective. Although it can be a verb, I don't think you will hear it used in that way in everyday conversation and certainly not with present perfect ("has wearied"). "Having worked etc." is a (present) participial phrase that describes "father".

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    Re: Help

    very good details, that added to me another good advice.
    Thank you so much.
    Last edited by Atchan; 05-Jun-2010 at 04:07.

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