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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  06/JUN/2007 1:07 PM
Assunto:  ing been participle
 
Mensagem: 

Danilo, although the structure is common in English, it can only be applied to people actually born in Melbourne.

 

Seriously, the structure is often seen and heard. 

 

How are is your studying coming along? = How are your studies coming along?

His being born in Canada has nothing to do with the problem. = The fact that he was born in Canada has nothing to do with the problem.

His snoring kept me awake. = He snored and the noise kept me awake.

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
ing+ been + participle  –  Danilo  06/JUN/2007, 9:18 AM
 ing been participle  –  Dale/CR  06/JUN/2007, 1:07 PM
ing been participle  –  Danilo  06/JUN/2007, 3:26 PM
ing been participle  –  Dale/CR  07/JUN/2007, 6:11 AM

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