5 Answered Questions for the topic past participle

Past Participle Grammar Past Tense Tense


When do I use past tense and past participle?

It can be tricky to know which one to use when talking about situations that already happened. How can you figure out the difference?
Past Participle Grammar Italian Word Usage


What's the point of using "stare" in the passive voice?

I can't get why stare should be used in the passive voice after essere. Look at these examples:La macchina è stata riparata da Max;La carrozzeria è stata rifatta;Due camicie sono state lavate;My... more
Past Participle Italian Verbs Pronouns


Past participle and changing endings with auxiliary verb "avere"?

I have read many times that the endings of the past participle doesn't change when used in conjunction with the auxiliary verb "avere". However I am increasingly noticing that is is not the case.... more
Past Participle Italian Verbs Gender


Baciato vs Baciata?

Se devo dire che ho baciato una ragazza, cosa devo dire? 1. L'ho baciato 2. L'ho baciataIl primo mi sembra più corretto, perché sta per "ho baciato lei", però sento sempre dire il secondo.... more
Past Participle Grammar Clauses


What's the grammar of "with such transitions governed"?

It's not uncommon to use *with* to introduce a clause like this: > A particle's energy state jumps about randomly, with such transitions governed by the temperature of the system. What's the... more

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