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    passive

    Use the present perfect with the passive or with stative verbs such as be, love, and have.

    example:He's always loved it.

    could you please elaborate on the example and is it passive or perfect?

    thank you

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    Re: passive

    Quote Originally Posted by alexka View Post
    Use the present perfect with the passive or with stative verbs such as be, love, and have.

    example:He's always loved it.

    could you please elaborate on the example and is it passive or perfect?

    thank you
    "He has (He's) always loved it" is a construction using present perfect. It is not passive.

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    Re: passive

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    Your example sentence is in the present perfect tense.
    He's always loved it. = in full He has always loved it.

    To make the sentence passive, you do something like this:
    It has always been loved by him.

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    Re: passive

    thank you guys but what does this mean??
    Use the present perfect with the passive or with stative verbs such as be, love, and have.

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    Re: passive

    Quote Originally Posted by alexka View Post
    thank you guys but what does this mean??
    Use the present perfect with the passive or with stative verbs such as be, love, and have.
    I can't imagine what that is supposed to mean.

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    Re: passive

    Quote Originally Posted by alexka View Post
    thank you guys but what does this mean??
    Use the present perfect with the passive or with stative verbs such as be, love, and have.
    I guess you are supposed to make sentences, or fill them, using those three verbs, and in some other cases using another verb in the passive so that the sentences make sense.

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    Re: passive

    Thank you guys
    I have been trying to teach english from passages and the statement was in the grammar focus in the book. Is it possible that it is wrong in the book?

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    Re: passive

    Quote Originally Posted by alexka View Post
    Thank you guys
    I have been trying to teach english from passages and the statement was in the grammar focus in the book. Is it possible that it is wrong in the book?
    I don't think there's anything wrong with the book. It's just unclear to me, at least, what that part of the book deals with.

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