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    The original has been

    1) The original has been couriered to your office address.

    2) The original has couriered to your office address.

    Is " couriered" a noun in the above sentence? I understand the 2nd sentence is not correct but I don't know the reason behind it. Can you please help to let me know?

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    Re: The original has been

    No. "Couriered" is the past participle of the verb "courier". The noun form is "courier".

    In your second sentence, you are attempting to use a transitive verb intransitively, and you have "the original" performing the action. "The original" should be the recipient of the action.

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