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    Grammar

    The train is stopped.
    I am appreciated.

    I understand the past participle can be used as the adjective to describe a state of activness. So, above sentences are pseudo passive? Please.

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    Re: Grammar

    Any help?

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    Re: Grammar

    The sentences are in the active voice. The subject of each sentence is doing the acting (not much, but it's doing it.)

    The train is stopped = the train has come to a stop
    I am appreciated = I feel appreciated

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    Re: Grammar

    So,"I am appreciated" means "I am grateful", right? Please.

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    Re: Grammar

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    So,"I am appreciated" means "I am grateful", right? Please.
    No. "I am appreciated" means that others show me the proper respect.


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    Re: Grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    So,"I am appreciated" means "I am grateful", right? Please.
    No, "I appreciate it" means "I am grateful"

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    Re: Grammar

    When should I say "I am/feel appreciated" ? Please.

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    Re: Grammar

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    When should I say "I am/feel appreciated" ? Please.
    You could use it when people express their thanks to you for something that you have done for them.

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    Re: Grammar

    a." Thank you very much."
    b." I am appreciated."

    Is it the way used?

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    #10

    Re: Grammar

    If my example is not fine, could you give me one?

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