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    #1

    Being/as

    Dear Teachers,

    Which one of the following is a correct expression?

    Being an English teacher, you should have corrected these mistakes.

    As an English teacher, you should have corrected these mistakes.

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    #2

    Re: Being/as

    The second sentence is correct.

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    #3

    Re: Being/as

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The second sentence is correct.
    But can the first one be correct in any situation?

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    #4

    Re: Being/as

    Quote Originally Posted by M Shoaib View Post
    But can the first one be correct in any situation?
    I don't find it natural.

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    #5

    Re: Being/as

    Hi,
    Please note I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker of English.

    Just to add one more question that sprung to my mind.
    What about : Being an English teacher, you could have corrected these mistakes.
    Does that sentence sound more natural ?

    Cheers

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    Re: Being/as

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaskin View Post
    Hi,
    Please note I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker of English.

    Just to add one more question that sprung to my mind.
    What about : Being an English teacher, you could have corrected these mistakes.
    Does that sentence sound more natural in some way ?

    Cheers
    Not for me, no.

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