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  1. arulrajendran
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    Usage of Have been

    Hello teacher,

    Please advise me the following is right or wrong?

    If I have been given a sum of $1000, I am very grateful to serve to you.

    Please let me know.

    thanks

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    Exclamation Re: Usage of Have been

    Quote Originally Posted by arulrajendran View Post
    Hello teacher,

    Please advise me the following is right or wrong?

    If I have been given a sum of $1000, I will be (am) very grateful to serve (to) you.

    Please let me know.

    thanks
    Since there is a conditional clause, You must use future continuous instead of present continuous. Delete words in brackets.


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    Re: Usage of Have been

    Quote Originally Posted by arulrajendran View Post
    Hello teachers,

    Please advise tell me if the following sentence is right or wrong?

    1. If I have been were given a sum of $1000, I am would be very grateful to serve to you.

    or

    2. If you give me the moola, I will be happy to serve you.

    1. ≠ 2.


    Please let me know.

    thanks

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