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  1. wotcha22
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    Having been tired/ Tired she quit her job.

    1. Having been tired she quit her job.

    2. Being tired she quit her job.

    3. Tired she quit her job.

    My question here is that whether it is possible to omit 'Having been' in the sentence 1 to make like a sentence 3.

    (I think sentence 2 can be changed into sentence 3)

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    Re: Having been tired/ Tired she quit her job.

    Both 'having been' and 'being' could be omitted. You need a comma after 'tired'.

    Tired, she quit her job.

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    Re: Having been tired/ Tired she quit her job.

    In all cases, there should be a comma after "tired". For me, only #2 is natural.

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    Re: Having been tired/ Tired she quit her job.

    Wording or commas aside, I don't find it a natural idea at all. Quitting your job is not a natural reaction to being tired. I could understand something like "Her job made her so exhausted that she resigned. She just couldn't take it any more".

    After "Tired, ..." etc, I would expect "[Being] Tired, she went to bed" or "she sat down" or "she had a rest".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

  4. wotcha22
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    Re: Having been tired/ Tired she quit her job.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    In all cases, there should be a comma after "tired". For me, only #2 is natural.

    Do we need a comma if 'being tired' follows the sentence like 'She quit her job. being tired'?

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    Re: Having been tired/ Tired she quit her job.

    With or without a comma that is a completely unnatural sentence.

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