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  1. B45
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    My place is pass the church on the same street.

    Are these two okay?

    My place is pass the church on the same street.

    VS

    My place is passed the church on the same street.

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    Re: My place is pass the church on the same street.

    If you are talking about your home, the second is correct. But "passed" should be the preposition "past".

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    Re: My place is pass the church on the same street.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    If you are talking about your home, the second is correct. But "passed" should be the preposition "past".
    What do you mean by passed should be the preposition past?

    So, are you saying it should be: My place is past the church on the same street.

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    Re: My place is pass the church on the same street.

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    So, are you saying it should be: My place is past the church on the same street.
    I am not a teacher.

    Yes, he is.

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    Re: My place is pass the church on the same street.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    If you are talking about your home, the second is correct. But "passed" should be the preposition "past".
    Why is the second correct if it's supposed to be past and not passed?

    Also, why can't it just be pass.

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    Re: My place is pass the church on the same street.

    It is correct if you make the correction of "passed" to "past."

    You need the preposition "past" in the sentence. "Past the church" is a prepositional phrase, acting like an adjective.

    You would never use "pass" in the predicate with a linking verb. You would use the past participle "passed." "The time is passed for you to register for summer school."

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    Re: My place is pass the church on the same street.

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    It is correct if you make the correction of "passed" to "past."

    You need the preposition "past" in the sentence. "Past the church" is a prepositional phrase, acting like an adjective.

    You would never use "pass" in the predicate with a linking verb. You would use the past participle "passed." "The time is passed for you to register for summer school."
    Shouldn't it be: The time has passed for you to register for summer school?

    Or are both is and has okay here? Are they often interchangeable?

    Thanks!

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    Re: My place is pass the church on the same street.

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    Why is the second correct if it's supposed to be past and not passed?
    I am not a teacher.

    The second sounds perfect, but written we see that it's wrong.

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    Re: My place is pass the church on the same street.

    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    I am not a teacher.

    The second sounds perfect, but written we see that it's wrong.
    What do you mean?

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    Re: My place is pass the church on the same street.

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    Shouldn't it be: The time has passed for you to register for summer school?

    Or are both is and has okay here? Are they often interchangeable?

    Thanks!
    Either could be used here. "Has" is probably more common, but I wanted to make a sentence using the simple present to explain how a past participle is used as a predicate adjective after a linking verb.

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