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    "being done" or "having been done"

    Please take a look at the below:
    1. The experiment cannot be carried out because of the equipment ______.
    A. being destroyed B. having been destroyed
    2. Russia will soon return two islands to China ______ 40 years of negotiations.
    A. ending B. to end
    3. Russia will soon return two islands to China, ______ 40 years of negotiations.
    A. ending B. to end
    4. Russia will soon return two islands to China, mainly ______ 40 years of negotiations.
    A. ending B. to end
    Do A and B both function grammatically and logically? Or there is a better?
    I have got a little confused with non-predicate verbs. Thank you so much for your answer.
    Last edited by xxwzs; 21-Mar-2017 at 02:40. Reason: add more questions

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    Re: "being done" or "having been done"

    Where did you find the exercise? Is it homework?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "being done" or "having been done"

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Where did you find the exercise? Is it homework?
    From Chinese senior high school homework and test.

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    Re: "being done" or "having been done"

    Is this homework that you'll submit to your teacher?

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