Hi. Please help me with the tense of the sentence below. I had been under care in the past and I now have no more neck pain. Use of "been" in the above sentence confuse me? Is it a PP which functions as lexical verb?
Yes. I would say so, particularly since been is not followed by a past participle. This is the past perfect tense of be. ________________________ Nevertheless, you should know that in some systems of grammatical analysis, the verb to be is ...
MIG Would you please check this one? At every decision, I tried to be clear on every aspect of its development course/procedure (generally).
Mister Micawber I think you are attacking this wrongly. If this is for a CV, I would use something simpler (if you wish to be clear!): With every decision, I tried to make my reasoning clear, both to myself and my subordinates.