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  1. rock-onn's Avatar
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    #1

    It might have been done.

    It might have been done.

    Is this correct sentence?

    A work might have finished by now. That is what I wish to say.

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    #2

    Re: It might have been done.

    Quote Originally Posted by rock-onn View Post
    It might have been done.

    Is this a correct sentence? Yes.

    A job might have been finished by now. That is what I wish to say.
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    #3

    Re: It might have been done.

    "A work" doesn't work in your sentence.
    Perhaps you meant to say,
    "The work might have finished by now."

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    #4

    Re: It might have been done.

    'A work might have been finished by now' is wrong while 'A job might have been finished by now' is right.

    Could anyone tell me the reason?

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    #5

    Re: It might have been done.

    'Work' is uncountable, while 'job' is countable.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: It might have been done.

    They may have finished the work/job by now would work.

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