[Grammar] was broken, having dropped from the shelf

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Is this sentence correct?

- Her prized trophy was damaged, having dropped from the shelf?

It sounds okay to me. If it is correct, my using of 'having dropped' is what kind of tense?

Grammar is so confusing.

Thank you. :-D
 

Matthew Wai

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It is a perfect participle modifying 'trophy' in 'Having dropped from the shelf, her trophy was damaged'.
 

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It wasn't dropped. If fell off the shelf.
 

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So you could use having fallen.
 

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I don't know what [STRIKE]is[/STRIKE] a perfect participle is :cry: so I don't understand your explanation. I'll have to find out more about it.

Thank you!

Note my correction to your word order above.
 
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