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Rule "Agreement error: past participle without 'have'"

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Description: Agreement error: past participle without 'have'
Message: A verb ('be' or 'have') is missing before the past participle.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/verb-tenses/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He done it.
    Correction suggestion: has done, did
  • He been there.
    Correction suggestion: has been, was, were
  • ... and then it begun to rain.
    Correction suggestion: has begun, began
  • It is rumored that he gone bankrupt.
    Correction suggestion: has gone, went
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It was done by him.
  • "Haven't you seen it?"
  • “Haven't you seen it?”
  • Haven't you seen it?
  • Hasn't he seen it?
  • But honestly, hasn't he seen it?
  • “Hasn't he seen it?”
  • Call it done.
  • Push the job and get it done this week.
  • "How would you like it done?"
  • I want to see it done right.
  • I need it done sooner than that.
  • The prince made it known all over the land that he would ...
  • It was there she spent the winters.
  • How long's it been since Tom died?
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ID: PRP_PAST_PART [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-15 22:33:06 +0200)