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    sewed or sewn

    Which is correct?

    Have it all sewed up by Monday

    or

    Have it all sewn up by Monday

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    Re: sewed or sewn

    Quote Originally Posted by tinkerbell
    Which is correct?

    Have it all sewed up by Monday

    or

    Have it all sewn up by Monday
    Either would be correct in AE. :wink:

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    I would go for 'sewn', but you will hear both used in BE, 'sewed' less, I'd say.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I would go for 'sewn', but you will hear both used in BE, 'sewed' less, I'd say.
    American Heritage states that "sewed" is preferred in AE, but I hear "sewn" pretty often, especially in that idiom. :wink:

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