Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Unregistered
    Guest
    #1

    past participle

    Do these make sense? If they don't can you help me fix them so they do?


    I like the windows washed many times

    The books read for a long time are good

    The flying eagle is tired

    I like this baseball team won for a long time.

    I like this table used for a long time

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • New Zealand

    • Join Date: Jun 2005
    • Posts: 59
    #2

    Wink Re: past participle

    Do these make sense? If they don't can you help me fix them so they do?


    1. I like the windows washed many times

    2. The books read for a long time are good

    3. The flying eagle is tired

    4. I like this baseball team won for a long time.

    5. I like this table used for a long time


    The meaning in each of your sentences is unclear but I will try to help:

    1. I like the windows to be washed many times/I like to have the windows washed many times/I like the windows to be clean all the time.

    2. Sorry - I don't understand what you are trying to say. Possibly:
    Books that take a long time to read are good books/Books which have been read for a long time are good books

    3. OK

    4. Sorry - I don't understand what you are trying to say:
    I have liked this baseball team for a long time.

    5. Again, not sure what you are trying to say but perhaps:
    I like this table. I have used it for a long time./It has been used for a long time.

    You mentioned 'past participle' - which tense are you trying to use?

Similar Threads

  1. Is Yesterday a past time?
    By shun in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 13-Feb-2008, 19:54
  2. past and past participle
    By thomasRavenelli in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 30-Jul-2007, 06:41
  3. Can have + past participle #2
    By riverkid in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 28-Nov-2006, 07:54
  4. Past Participle
    By Fazzu in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 16-Jun-2006, 05:13
  5. present participle and past participle
    By dusrn11 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 28-Jun-2005, 09:44

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •