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Difference between have told and have been told



 
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Difference between have told and have been told #1 (permalink) Mon May 30, 2005 17:44 pm   Difference between have told and have been told
 

Test No. incompl/inter-91 "Tenses (2)", question 4

I've just ......... that the price has gone up again.

(a) am told
(b) have told
(c) been told
(d) was told

Test No. incompl/inter-91 "Tenses (2)", answer 4

I've just been told that the price has gone up again.

Correct answer: (c) been told
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Difference between have told and have been told #2 (permalink) Mon May 30, 2005 18:20 pm   Difference between have told and have been told
 

You need the passive form here: someone has told me (active) changes to I have been told (passive).
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