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    Having been

    Please would you help me and correct my mistakes regarding the use of "having been." I just would like to know if I have used this grammatical form correctly.

    1. Having been attacked in the street by a gang of robbers, Peter had to run for his life.
    2. She did not like to talk about having been working in a nightclub when she was a girl.
    3. The politicians were unable to agree on a new law, despite having been discussing it for hours.

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    #2

    Re: Having been

    The first one is fine. the other two would be better without "having been".

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    Re: Having been

    Bhai,
    Should i write instead:

    2. She did not like to talk about working in a nightclub when she was a girl.
    3. The politicians were unable to agree on a new law despite discussing it for hours.

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    #4

    Re: Having been

    Yes.

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    #5

    Re: Having been

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    2. She did not like to talk about working in a nightclub when she was a girl.
    You could also say having worked if you like.

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