+0

Hi there,

Can someone advise if I am correct in these grammar, especially No 5 please?


1) He showed me the picture that took by him. (Correct)

2) He showed me the picture that was taking by him. (Correct)

3) He showed me the picture that was taken by him. (Correct, passive)

4) He showed me that picture taking by him. (Can be correct??)

5) He showed me that picture taken by him. (Incorrect, but people use it all the time) the correct one is supposed to be " He showed me the picture that was taken by him"


Thanks in advance

+2
John Aki

1) He showed me the picture that took by him. Incorrect

2) He showed me the picture that was taking by him. Incorrect

3) He showed me the picture that was taken by him. (Correct, passive)Emotion: yes

4) He showed me that picture taking by him. Incorrect

5) He showed me that picture taken by him. Correct

6) He showed me the picture that was taken by him. Correct


1 2
Comments  
Teachers: We supply a list of EFL job vacancies

Thanks, how about these sentences? please advise


Please show me which one you drawn. (Correct)

Please show me which one you drew. (Incorrect)

Please show me which one that you drew. (Correct)

If there is a picture from you please showing it to me. (Incorrect)

If there is a picture from you, please show it to me. (Correct)


Thanks again in advance.

John Aki5) He showed me that picture taken by him. (Incorrect, but people use it all the time) the correct one is supposed to be " He showed me the picture that was taken by him"

It's very good English. In Scandinavia this structure is called a relative clause equivalent, but I think in the Anglo-Saxon world the term "reduced clause" is commonly used. What I don't like is having He as the subject and by him as the agent — in other words, the same person.

I would say He showed me the picture [that/which] he had taken.

CB

John Aki

Thanks, how about these sentences? please advise


Please show me which one you drawn. (Correct)Incorrect.

Please show me which one you drew. (Incorrect) Correct.

Please show me which one that you drew. (Correct) Incorrect.

If there is a picture from you please showing it to me. (Incorrect) Incorrect.

If there is a picture of you, please show it to me. (Correct) Correct as amended.


Thanks again in advance.

CB

Site Hint: Check out our list of pronunciation videos.

Cheers

Thanks again.

Hi Mr CB,

Do you agree my point? please share your comment with me, if you could.


1) There is a car (that) is parked in my driveway. (Better English) (Passive)

There is a car (that) parked in my driveway. (Acceptable, nothing wrong with it) (Active)

2) The police never found the money (that) was stolen. (Better English) (Passive)

The police never found the money (that) stolen. (Acceptable, nothing wrong with it) (Active)


Thanks in advance.

Students: We have free audio pronunciation exercises.
John Aki1) There is a car (that is) parked in my driveway. OK
There is a car parked in my driveway. OK
2) The police never found the money that was stolen. OK
The police never found the money (that) stolen. Terrible!😒

CB

PS If you have further sentences, please start a new thread.

Show more