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    Question Past Continuous Passive

    Which version is better?

    1 The earthquake was still being measuring.
    2 The earthquake was being still measuring.

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    Re: Past Continuous Passive

    Quote Originally Posted by 126 View Post
    Which version is better?

    1 The earthquake was still being measuring.
    2 The earthquake was being still measuring.
    Hi, 126!

    I'd go for 1...with a minor adjustment....

    'The earthquake was still being measured.' (Passive)

    I'm not really sure whether the sentence sounds natural or not...,but it is grammatical, I believe.

    Please forgive me if I'm wrong...
    I'm not a native speaker or English..


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    Re: Past Continuous Passive

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    'The earthquake was still being measured.' (Passive)
    A silly mistake. Now, I've got egg on my face.

    Thank you for your answer.

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