Episode 2

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After firing WebWare’s sales director and advertising the new post, Phillip Hart and Marcia Boardman discuss the applications and decide on an interview format.



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To English Language Team,
Is the following sentence correct?
It was my parents' dream that having been grown up, I would be a doctor.

Hello alphabet26,

That's a great sentence, but it is not quite correct. grow up is an intransitive verb (it has no direct object) and therefore cannot be used in the passive voice. The good news is that if you use grow up in the active voice and make a couple of other minor changes, the sentence is correct: "It was my parents' dream that, having grown up, I become a doctor."

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