seen them beaten up

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navi tasan

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A-I have seen them beaten up.
This sentence can mean:
1-I have seen them get beaten up. ie. the process of their getting beaten up
but can it also mean
2-I have seen them after they had been beaten up. ie. I have seen them in a "beaten up state".
 

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I would read "I have seen them beaten up" as meaning "I watched as they were getting beaten up". Other meanings might become apparent with additional context.

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The first is the natural assumption, but the second is a possible meaning.
 
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