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    Grammar

    Please look at a para below.


    Activists who have been in contact with him say they continue to be monitored. A number were held and questioned regarding what they knew of his escape and have all since been released.

    Please explain to me what have all means in this context. Many thanks.

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    Re: Grammar

    "all" refers to the other people who were held and questioned. All of them have been released. The piece has "all" between the two halves of "have been".

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    Re: Grammar

    Thank you.

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    Re: Grammar

    Please try to give your threads more useful titles. Meaning of 'have all'? would have been good for this.

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