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    I have just completed study/studied.

    Hello, Which one should i use? study or studied?


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    Re: Ed

    Quote Originally Posted by kahhong View Post
    I have just completed study/studied.

    Hello, Which one should i use? study or studied?


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    "study" is correct but there usually is another word before "study".
    I have just completed (the)(my) study.

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    Question Re: Ed

    Thank 2006 .

    "I have completed my study."
    Why not studied?


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    Re: Ed

    Quote Originally Posted by kahhong View Post
    Thank 2006 .

    "I have completed my study."
    Why not studied?
    Studied has two functions: it can be a past tense verb; e.g., I studied last night, or it can be a past participle, as part of a verb; e.g., I had studied last night. Past participles, as you probably already know, can also function as adjectives; e.g., I am all studied out (meaning, I am tired of studying and can't do it anymore), but on its own, studied can't function as an adjective.

    In short, studied can be a verb or a participle, but never a noun, which is what is required here in your example sentence, ...my study or my studies.


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    Quote Originally Posted by kahhong View Post
    I have just completed study/studied.

    Hello, Which one should i use? study or studied?


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    Actually both words are wrong in this sentence. The thought is incomplete.

    First of all, study is the only word that is applicable here. You want the noun form of the word study which is the object of the sentence. Studied is either a past participle or past tense of the verb study. You already have a verb in this sentence, complete in the past tense.

    I have just completed study.

    This is wrong because it is an incomplete thought. The reader of this sentence wonders "study of what??"

    A complete sentence would be something like

    I have just completed my study of the fall of the Roman empire.

    Now you have a complete thought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Naamplao View Post

    I have just completed my study of the fall of the Roman empire.
    There's also this one, different meaning:
    I have just completed my study (on the fall of the Roman empire).
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