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prabakaran

Hi Minoo,

Windows is cleaned

Can you please brief me the above sentences indicates that the action has completed in the past or present?

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Prabakaran

 

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On ‎11‎/‎22‎/‎2017 at 22:18, prabakaran said:

Hi Minoo,

The windows are cleaned.

I'm getting confused as like this action was completed in past but we say to indicate in present? Please clarify me.

Thanks,

Prabakaran

 

 

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Minoo

The tense of a Passive sentence is the tense that the verb 'be' is conjugated in. 'are' is the present simple tense of 'be':

The windows are cleaned every day.

If you want to say that the action is complete, you should say:

The windows have been cleaned. / The windows were cleaned yesterday. >> The windows are CLEAN now.

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