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    Past Participle as verb and adjective

    "It is eaten = it has been eaten"
    "It has eaten the food for 3 times = he ate the food (time expression)
    is/was is used for something happened to yourself

    have/has/had is used for something you do/did to someone else

    Am I right?

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    Re: Past Participle as verb and adjective

    "It has eaten the food for 3 times" this makes no sense.

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    Re: Past Participle as verb and adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "It has eaten the food for 3 times" this makes no sense.
    Is "it" pronoun doesn't make sense in this sentence?

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    Re: Past Participle as verb and adjective

    'It has eaten the pet food three times.'
    Will it make sense if 'It' refers to a pet?

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: Past Participle as verb and adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    'It has eaten the pet food three times.'
    Will it make sense if 'It' refers to a pet?

    Not a teacher.
    I would like to say "he has eaten" but I didn't want people confuse with "it is eaten" sentence

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    Re: Past Participle as verb and adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    'It has eaten the pet food three times.'
    Will it make sense if 'It' refers to a pet?
    Possibly, though we generally refer to pets as he/she. It would work better for an animal that isn't a pet IMO, like a farm animal.

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    Re: Past Participle as verb and adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Checkmate View Post
    is/was is used for something happened to yourself

    have/has/had is used for something you do/did to someone else

    Am I right?
    No.

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    Re: Past Participle as verb and adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    No.
    Can you explain me the difference between is/was and have/has/has?

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    Re: Past Participle as verb and adjective

    The first ( is/was) are forms of the verb "to be" and the second (have/has/had) are forms of the verb "to have".

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