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1. I have been torturing him for 3 years.
2. I have been tortured by him for 3 years.

In 1, the sentence tense is present perfect continuous.
However, what is the tense in 2? Is it correct grammar, in the first place?
 

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1. I have been torturing him for 3 years.
2. I have been tortured by him for 3 years.

In 1, the sentence tense is present perfect continuous.
However, what is the tense in 2? Is it correct grammar, in the first place?

It's basically the same as 1 but in the passive voice, Vscid. Note who the tortureer and the tortureee is in each case.
 

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It's basically the same as 1 but in the passive voice, Vscid. Note who the tortureer and the tortureee is in each case.

No, its certainly not the same!
Please read carefully.
 

riverkid

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No, its certainly not the same!
Please read carefully.

I should have been clearer.

"... the same in structure;#1 is the present perfect (continuous) in the active voice while #2 is the present perfect in the passive voice.

Note who the tortureer and the torturee is in each case.
 
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