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    "My car..."

    Hello, everyone. I have a question for all of you.

    I wanted to know which one of these phrases sounds correct:

    A) "My car is stolen."
    B) "My car was stolen."
    C) "My car got stolen."

    I was also curious to know if 'stolen' in the letter C still works as an adjective.

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    Re: "My car..."

    B and C are correct.

    Stolen is an adjective in all three.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: "My car..."

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Stolen is an adjective in all three.
    I don't agree. B and C appear to be passive constructions; 'stolen' is the third form (past participle) of 'steal'.

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    #4

    Re: "My car..."

    "Stolen" could be an adjective in A.

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    Re: "My car..."

    A) could work with more context, but it sounds odd as a stand-alone sentence.

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