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"are being done " vs. "should have done"



 
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"are being done " vs. "should have done" #1 (permalink) Tue Mar 07, 2006 0:21 am   "are being done " vs. "should have done"
 

hi
please explain "are being done " and should have done.
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Being done/should have done #2 (permalink) Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:27 am   Being done/should have done
 

Hi Morrik,

The main difference is that are being done is a passive construction as in:

The things you wanted me to do are being done today (in other words someone is doing them)

Should have done is a perfect infinitive after should (ought to) as in:

He asked you to do those things and you still haven't done them. You should have done them last night

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Being done/should have done #3 (permalink) Tue Mar 07, 2006 23:54 pm   Being done/should have done
 

Alan wrote:
Hi Morrik,

The main difference is that are being done is a passive construction as in:

The things you wanted me to do are being done today (in other words someone is doing them)

Should have done is a perfect infinitive after should (ought to) as in:

He asked you to do those things and you still haven't done them. You should have done them last night

Alan

hi,
thanks for your explanation ....but one more question is arw being done and are having done both means the same?
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Done #4 (permalink) Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:56 am   Done
 

Hi,

Your question:

Quote:
hi,
thanks for your explanation ....but one more question do are being done and are having done both mean the same?


are being done refers to the fact that the process of doing has been started

are having done refers to the fact that the process of doing has been started at somebody's request or order.

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Done #5 (permalink) Thu Mar 09, 2006 20:45 pm   Done
 

Alan wrote:
Hi,

Your question:

Quote:
hi,
thanks for your explanation ....but one more question do are being done and are having done both mean the same?


are being done refers to the fact that the process of doing has been started

are having done refers to the fact that the process of doing has been started at somebody's request or order.

Alan

hi thanks a bunch
when do we use "will" and "would"? whats the difference between 'em?
thanks
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"are being done " vs. "should have done&q #6 (permalink) Thu Mar 09, 2006 20:49 pm   "are being done " vs. "should have done&q
 

Morrik wrote:
hi
please explain "are being done " and should have done.
thanks

Morrik

hi
what the meaning of "it is to be done " and "it has to be done"?
thanks
bittu
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