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    after being notified

    hi sir, i dont catch why in below sentence 'being' is used before 'notified'. i think if omit 'being', the sentence looks good to provide a perfect meaning to the readers. can you explain why 'being' is used here?

    Temboo's cloud service automatically generated code to make the Artik device send a notification to a phone when the tank ran low and let a user tap a button on the phone to remotely start a refill pump after being notified.
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    Re: a question about a grammar in a sentence.

    'After' is a preposition, so the gerund 'being', a noun, is needed.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: after being notified

    Quote Originally Posted by dskim View Post
    Hi​. sir, I don't catch understand why in below sentence 'being' is used before 'notified' in the sentence below. I think if I omit 'being', the sentence looks good to provide a perfect meaning would be understandable to the readers. Can you explain why 'being' is used here?

    Temboo's cloud service automatically generated code to make the Artik device send a notification to a phone when the tank ran low and let a user tap a button on the phone to remotely start a refill pump after being notified.
    I have changed your thread title to make it more relevant to the contents of your question. Thread titles should include some/all of the words/phrases you are querying.

    Please note my changes above, marked in red. It is important to follow these rules of written English at all times:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".

    In addition, please don't refer to all users here as "sir". We are not all male.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: after being notified

    Hi, Thanks i will keep following your instruction from now.

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    Re: after being notified

    You would not have written 'i' again if you had followed her instructions.
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