Having been ill vs Being ill

kingston_123

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I Having been ill that is why I stayed at home.
I Being ill that is why I stayed at home.

could someone please tell the difference between these two sentences.
 

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Neither would ever be uttered by a native speaker.

Being ill refers to the present. Having been ill is used in reference to the past
 

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If you were to use the forms in bold, you would have to delete the parts I have coloured red, and insert a comma after 'ill'.

Sorry, I don't get you. My question is: Is it possible to replace this three words with single word or double word?
 

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so you don't know the answer to this question: Is it possible to replace this three words with single word or double word?

I now sincerely regret having voted against the "dislike" button.
 

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You go to ask the following teachers why they didn't use 'I' instead of 'This BrE speaker'.

https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/...ve-right-now?p=1335222&viewfull=1#post1335222

How about you? :cool:

https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/threads/256825-I-This-speaker

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so you don't know the answer to this question: Is it possible to replace this three words with single word or double word?

Not easily or naturally.
 
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