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    Complete and completed

    The word "complete" baffles me.

    I have seen sentences like the following. Are both of the sentences correct? Do they have different meanings?

    When the task is complete, you should . . .
    When the task is completed, you should . . .

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    Re: Complete and completed

    Quote Originally Posted by chanbr View Post
    The word "complete" baffles me.

    I have seen sentences like the following. Are both of the sentences correct? yes
    Do they have different meanings? no

    When the task is complete, you should . . .
    When the task is completed, you should . . .
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