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    never been cleaned

    Can I say as follows?

    The swimming pool was very dirty. It looked as if it had been never cleaned.

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    Re: never been cleaned

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    Can I say as follows?

    The swimming pool was very dirty. It looked as if it had been never cleaned.
    Yes you can.
    You can also use "looks as though it had ...."


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    Re: never been cleaned

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    Can I say as follows?

    The swimming pool was very dirty. It looked as if it had been never cleaned.
    But note: had never been..., not had been never...

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    Re: never been cleaned

    Quote Originally Posted by naomimalan View Post
    But note: had never been..., not had been never...
    Er .... you're right. It's wrong.
    I must have been tired when I wrote the last post.

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