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using "being"

Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 5:59 am
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    all sentences with "being" are opted out

    is it right to ignore those sentences in gmat? Rolling Eyes

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    Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 4:03 pm
    winnerhere wrote:
    all sentences with "being" are opted out

    is it right to ignore those sentences in gmat? Rolling Eyes
    Being is almost always incorrect but there are cases where it
    should be used e.g.

    I came by train because my car is being repaired
    Your orders are being processed right now

    Most common usages that I have come across are in sentences
    that use passive voice.

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