[General] Squatting

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People have squatted the state own land.

People have squatted in an old state own house.


Can you tell me the transitive one and intransitive one?

The first has a transitive verb and the second one has a intransitive verb, I believed.
 

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Your are correct. But I have never seen "squat" used as a transitive verb before. It sounds odd.

And it is "owned" land/house, not "own" land.
 

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Your are correct. But I have never seen "squat" used as a transitive verb before. It sounds odd.

And it is "owned" land/house, not "own" land.

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You own a land.
It is your property.
So the land is own by SoothingDave.
 

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No, the land is "owned." Past participles are used as adjectives.
 

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It should be "People have squatted on the state-owned land."
 

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It should be "People have squatted on the state-owned land."

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In America and the UK, the TV network is independent. Some countries doesn't have independent TV.
Is it state-owned TV? or state-own TV.

Owned is the past tense of the verb own. Government is still owns TV.
It should be state-own TV, I beleived.
 

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Some countries do[STRIKE]es[/STRIKE]n't have independent TV.
Is it state-owned TV? or state-own TV.
state-owned. It is owned by the state.
 

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In America and the UK, the TV network is independent. Some countries doesn't have independent TV.
Is it state-owned TV? or state-own TV.

Owned is the past tense of the verb own. Government is still owns TV.
It should be state-own TV, I beleived.

I already told you that past participles are used as adjectives. That means "owned."
 
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