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    I am coming after ten minutes

    is this sentence correct "I am coming after ten minutes" and what is passive for of "please sit"

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    Re: correct sentence

    Say:

    I will be there in ten minutes.

    I don't think you can put "Please sit" in the passive voice.

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    Re: I am coming after ten minutes

    Quote Originally Posted by shaukat mahmood View Post
    Is this sentence correct? "I am coming after ten minutes."

    and Also, what is the passive form for of "please sit"?

    Regards,
    Shaukat Mahmood
    Unnecessary
    Note my corrections above. It's important to follow these rules of written English at all times:

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

    You can say "I will be there in ten minutes" or "I will be coming in ten minutes".

    There is no passive form of "Please sit" - that is an imperative, not an active sentence and there is no direct object. You can only turn an active sentence with a transitive verb into the passive.

    I fed the cat.
    The cat was fed by me.

    He stole the bag.
    The bag was stolen by him.

    (I have changed your thread title so that it is specific to this thread.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: I am coming after ten minutes

    "Please be seated." could be what you are looking for, but it is not the passive form of "Please sit."

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