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beparadise

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Jan 2, 2021
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My daughter, having been persuaded to stay home, gave up going out.

I was told that there is an error in this sentence.
Could anyone point out what is wrong with this sentence?
 

writeedge

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I think using the term "having been" is totally wrong. To form the present perfect, you can use “has been”. To create the past perfect sentence, you can use “had been”.

Here is the correct sentence: My daughter had been persuaded to stay home, gave up going out.
 

beparadise

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I think using the term "having been" is totally wrong. To form the present perfect, you can use “has been”. To create the past perfect sentence, you can use “had been”.

Here is the correct sentence: My daughter had been persuaded to stay home, gave up going out.
I'm afraid you took it wrong.
"having been" used here is something like "because she was ...", what's called " participle syntax "
 

englishgeek

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It's the problem of just having one sentence and we don't know what was previously written.
 

beparadise

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Okay that means there is no mistake. I actually didn't know what is actual mistake. Can you please let me know?
> Okay that means there is no mistake. I actually didn't know what is actual mistake.

That will be the answer. Thank you.