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    Smile You have widely read.

    You have widely read.



    Does the above sound good and make sense? Thanks.


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    Re: You have widely read.

    I'm afraid it's not quite right. The usual expression is

    You are widely read.

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    Re: You have widely read.

    ...or You have read widely.

    Incidentally, 'widely read' as an adjective phrase can be a bit tricky. Normally, when a person is widely read, they have read widely. But when you name an author - e.g. "Dan Brown is widely read" you mean that a lot of people have read his work.

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    Re: You have widely read.

    Thanks, Horsa and Bob.
    To make sure, how do you utter the read in "widely read?" Is it pronounced the same as the past and past participle "read?"

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    Re: You have widely read.

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Thanks, Horsa and Bob.
    To make sure, how do you utter the read in "widely read?" Is it pronounced the same as the past and past participle "read?"
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    Re: You have widely read.

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
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    Thanks, Bob.

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