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    "Having" in a sentence

    Hi, can anyone please tell me why the verb "to have" is "having" in this sentence?

    The extra-school activities were very difficult to focus on due to my classmates already having their groups completed.

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    Re: "Having" in a sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Anne59 View Post
    Hi, can anyone please tell me why the verb "to have" is "having" in this sentence?

    The extra-school activities were very difficult to focus on due to my classmates already having their groups completed.

    Thanks
    There are some interesting threads on the subject here: https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/google.php?q=having

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    Re: "Having" in a sentence

    Thank you but when I click on the link, there is no information and I've tried looking for information using "having" but I can't find anything.

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    Re: "Having" in a sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Anne59 View Post
    Thank you but when I click on the link, there is no information and I've tried looking for information using "having" but I can't find anything.
    What do you see when you click on the link?

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    Re: "Having" in a sentence

    I see - Google Custom Search & HOTCHALK

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