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    what is the difference between " they have overtaken the car" and "they have overtaken by the car" ? Please tell me

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    Re: doubt

    The second is incorrect. The first means that they have caught up with another car and probably passed it. The second would be correct as "they have been overtaken by the car". This means that the other car has caught up with them and probably passed them.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 09-Aug-2014 at 07:58. Reason: Fixing typo

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