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alexandre42

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I've some doubts about this tense .
Expectations of rate increases will be climbed back .

Is it correct to use passive tense here ?
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alexandre42 said:
I've some doubts about this tense .
Expectations of rate increases will be climbed back .

Is it correct to use passive tense here ?
Thank

First, Passive is a voice, not a tense. :wink: Second, what exactly does 'climbed back' mean? Third, if expectations can in fact be climbed back, then the sentence stands correct. :D
 

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Casiopea said:
alexandre42 said:
I've some doubts about this tense .
Expectations of rate increases will be climbed back .

Is it correct to use passive tense here ?
Thank

First, Passive is a voice, not a tense. :wink: Second, what exactly does 'climbed back' mean? Third, if expectations can in fact be climbed back, then the sentence stands correct. :D

Thank for this clarification relating to passive voice. Climb back means to scale . This verb is used to indicate the rates will probably increase in next months with the data of economic improvement that Fed is seeing
 
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I've some doubts about this tense

I do not think that you can use "I've" here. You should write "I have" for have here is a main verb and should not be contracted.
I have a lot of books.
I've got it.
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Francois said:
Don't you mean that the rates will be raised ("remontés" in French) ?

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Yes I did it . To scale indicates that this raising will take time .

The verb means progression of steps.

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Ahmed88 said:
I've some doubts about this tense

I do not think that you can use "I've" here. You should write "I have" for have here is a main verb and should not be contracted.
I have a lot of books.
I've got it.
Regards

Probably you're right.
 

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alexandre42 said:
Francois said:
Don't you mean that the rates will be raised ("remontés" in French) ?

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Yes I did it . To scale indicates that this raising will take time .

The verb means progression of steps.

:mad:
Why are you getting mad? :)
To scale would probably be translated as "ajustés à la hausse".
(also, say "yes I did").
Where do you work, if I may ask?

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Francois said:
alexandre42 said:
Francois said:
Don't you mean that the rates will be raised ("remontés" in French) ?

FRC

Yes I did it . To scale indicates that this raising will take time .

The verb means progression of steps.

:mad:
Why are you getting mad? :)
To scale would probably be translated as "ajustés à la hausse".
(also, say "yes I did").
Where do you work, if I may ask?
Sorry . I'm not familiar with these strange heads . I'm working in the South of Paris near Quentin en Yvelines ' .

FRC
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alexandre42 said:
Casiopea said:
alexandre42 said:
I've some doubts about this tense .
Expectations of rate increases will be climbed back .

Is it correct to use passive tense here ?
Thank

First, Passive is a voice, not a tense. :wink: Second, what exactly does 'climbed back' mean? Third, if expectations can in fact be climbed back, then the sentence stands correct. :D

Thank for this clarification relating to passive voice. Climb back means to scale . This verb is used to indicate the rates will probably increase in next months with the data of economic improvement that Fed is seeing

rates can be scaled back but expectations, hmm, it would depend on the context used, actually. As is, though, the sentence expresses that expectations will be scaled back. :(

All the best, :D
 

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Ahmed88 said:
I've some doubts about this tense

I do not think that you can use "I've" here. You should write "I have" for have here is a main verb and should not be contracted.
I have a lot of books.
I've got it.
Regards

Actually, :D , contracting I have is fine in that context, not to mention acceptable and fairly common. :D
 

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rates can be scaled back but expectations, hmm, it would depend on the context used, actually. As is, though, the sentence expresses that expectations will be scaled back
Good point.

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