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    Arrow killed

    in all newspaper a)4 held in the case of ................. why there are in active form it means b)4 were held in the case of............. are the both same a) and b)

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    Re: killed

    Quote Originally Posted by ramaraj View Post
    in all newspaper a)4 held in the case of ................. why there are in active form it means b)4 were held in the case of............. are the both same a) and b)
    They're the same but in newspapers, words are often omitted due to space constraints.

    3 die in house fire = 3 people have died in a house fire.
    4 held in case of = 4 people have been arrested and detained in the case of
    6 missing after tornado = 6 people are missing after a tornado

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    Re: killed

    In the example you cite, the people could very well still be held.

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