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using "being"

Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 5:59 am
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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