Been versus being


I'm struggling with the use and understanding of these two concepts. Can you please help?

asked Feb 07 '13 at 07:18 regine New member

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I am being lazy nowadays. (This means that I was not lazy in the past)

I am being told to work hard. (This is in the passive form-An action done by others)


I have been working for Infosys for 13 years.

The temple has been built by Mr. Ram.(Passive form)


"Been" is the past participle of "Be".

link comment answered Feb 07 '13 at 07:26 sanjay Expert

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