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    #1

    About Passive form

    1. They can sometimes be seen feeding on vegetation overhanging the water.

    2. They can sometimes be seen to feed on vegetation overhanging the water.


    Which is correct?
    Last edited by wotcha; 23-Sep-2010 at 12:50.

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    #2

    Re: About Passive form

    Neither.
    Use "can be seen" ("they can sometimes be seen").

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    #3

    Re: About Passive form

    Quote Originally Posted by english-help.okis.ru View Post
    Neither.
    Use "can be seen" ("they can sometimes be seen").

    Oops sorry for the mistakes! I modified them. ^^;;;
    Last edited by wotcha; 23-Sep-2010 at 14:29.

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    #4

    Re: About Passive form

    Both fine!

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    #5

    Re: About Passive form

    Quote Originally Posted by Pedroski View Post
    Both fine!
    Then, can I say either 'She was seen to dance' or 'She was seen dancing'?

    or..

    'He was heard to sing' and 'He was heard singing' are both correct?
    Last edited by wotcha; 23-Sep-2010 at 17:31.

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    #6

    Re: About Passive form

    Yes, they are.

    Rover

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