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The main character is followed home by a cat turned into evil.

The main character is followed home by a cat turned into a evildoer.

Questions,

Are the sentences correct ? If they are, is there any difference between them ?

Are there words missing between " cat" and " turned " ? My suspection on the missing words is " which was turned or that was turned."

Why they always leave out a noun clause and put a particple instead ? To me, it seemed when I saw the sentence that the word " turned " acted like a past verb if I did not know the noun clause has been replaced by a participle.
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Hi,

The main character is followed home by a cat turned into evil.

The main character is followed home by a cat turned into an evildoer.

Questions,

Are the sentences correct ? Grammatically, yes. The subject sounds a bit odd without a context. Is it a story about magic?

If they are, is there any difference between them ? Yes. 'Evil' is an abstraction. 'Evildoer' is a person who does evil things.

Are there words missing between " cat" and " turned " ? My suspection on the missing words is " which was turned or that was turned." Yes, or you might say 'had been turned into'.

Why they always leave out a noun clause and put a particple instead ? To me, it seemed when I saw the sentence that the word " turned " acted like a past verb if I did not know the noun clause has been replaced by a participle. The omission of such words just leaves an adjectival phrase, which is OK.

Best wishes, Clive
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Thank you Clive,

Why can I not use " was turned " in the missing words ? Is it because you cannot you " was turned " except " had been turned " ?

Can I say ?

I was turned into a monster after my friend had indoctrinated me with all those nonsense(s).

I turned into a monster after my friend had indoctrinated me with all thouse nonsense(s).

I had been turned into a monster after my friend had indoctrinated me with all thouse nonsense(s)

Is nonsense countable or noncoutable ?

Are thouse sentences correct ? If correct, is there any difference ?

Thanks again.
Hi again,

Why can I not use " was turned " in the missing words ? You asked if you could say 'was turned' and I said 'Yes'. I didn't say 'No'. The reason I suggested Past Perfect was that it more clearly shows that 'the turning into Evil' was before 'the following'.

Can I say ?

I was turned into a monster after my friend had indoctrinated me with all those nonsense(s). Yes, you can. But say 'that nonsense'.

I turned into a monster after my friend had indoctrinated me with all thouse nonsense(s). Yes, you can.

I had been turned into a monster after my friend had indoctrinated me with all thouse nonsense(s) You can say it, but the first Past Perfect does not seem necessary here. It depends on what else you say before and after this sentence.

Is nonsense countable or noncoutable ? Npncountable

is there any difference ? The passive voice suggests the 'turning into a monster' action was not something you were responsible for. The active voice suggests a bit more that you were responsible.

Best wishes, Clive