Hello,everyone.Got confused in this "with" compound structure.?

I know the basic with compound structure and their structures are listed as follows:

1) with/without+proun+adj

2) with/without+proun+adv

3) with/without+proun+preposition phrase

4) with/without+proun+to do/to be done

5) with/without+proun+doing/being done

6) with/without+proun+done

The question is whether I can use this structure: with+proun+having done/having been done???

1) With my homework having been done, I could go to the park with my friends this time yesterday.

2) With Bob having finished his housework, we can go to the bar together.

Am I right? Any idea is appreciated.Thanks.

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago
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    No.1 and No,2 sound simply not natural. no native speaker would use such a "formal" way in speech or writing!!! The forms of "having finished" and "having been done" and similar are very rarely seen or heard today in Britain. I suspect that your teacher is not a native speaker of British or American English, and probably learned his or her English from a non-native speaker.

    "After I finished my homework yesterday, I was able to go to the park with my friends." But even that sounds a bit formal.

    "Bob has got his homework finished, so we can go for a drink (together)". But what are schoolchildren doing going to the bar? Surely too young!

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