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    What is happened and What happened

    "What is happened"
    Why is it incorrect even "happened" refers to "What"

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    Re: What is happened and What happened

    Because 'happen' is an intransitive verb, the passive voice is not possible.

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    Re: What is happened and What happened

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    Hello, Checkmate:

    If you are walking down the street and come across (encounter) an automobile accident, you could ask someone:

    What happened?
    What has happened?
    What's happened? [The 's = has]
    What is happening? [especially if there still seems to be a lot of confusion in the area]
    What's happening? [the 's = is]


    James
    Last edited by TheParser; 29-Sep-2014 at 14:07. Reason: spacing

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