had not been + (past participle)

had not been + (past participle)

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Point 17 in the category of PASSIVES is defined as:

PAST PERFECT passive SIMPLE negative form.

A search on iWeb corpus for had _xx been _vvn

The most common in ranking order are: SEEN, MADE, GIVEN, USED, PAID, TOLD, and TAKEN.


Ranked 9 is ‘HAD NOT BEEN INFORMED’

   台北時報
KMT slams DPP’s pork import rule
Even Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers had not been informed of the decision until yesterday noon, which shows the …

TOPICS:

1 DECISION 64
2 GOVERNMENT 35
3 ADVANCE 34
4 POLICE 29
5 CHANGE 24
6 FAMILY 24
7 INCIDENT 24
8 INVESTIGATION 20
9 CASE 19


10 HAD NOT BEEN UPDATED 368
11 HAD NOT BEEN COMPLETED 343
12 HAD NOT BEEN FOUND 332
13 HAD N’T BEEN USED 322
14 HAD NOT BEEN CLEANED 315
15 HAD NOT BEEN RELEASED 308
16 HAD NOT BEEN BORN 306
17 HAD NOT BEEN ALLOWED 306
18 HAD N’T BEEN INVENTED 299
19 HAD NOT BEEN INVENTED 245
20 HAD NOT BEEN MET 239
21 HAD NOT BEEN APPROVED 238
22 HAD NOT BEEN EXPOSED 235
23 HAD N’T BEEN TOLD 235
24 HAD N’T BEEN UPDATED 234
25 HAD NOT BEEN CHARGED 234
26 HAD NOT BEEN REPORTED 232
27 HAD NOT BEEN INCLUDED 232
28 HAD NOT BEEN CONSULTED 226
29 HAD NOT BEEN HEARD 223
30 HAD NOT BEEN ASKED 218
31 HAD NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED 216
32 HAD NOT BEEN TESTED 216
33 HAD NOT BEEN PROVIDED 213
34 HAD NOT BEEN NOTIFIED 209
35 HAD NOT BEEN TREATED 207
36 HAD N’T BEEN GIVEN 206
37 HAD NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED 203
38 HAD NOT BEEN SENT 201
39 HAD NOT BEEN CHANGED 198
40 HAD NOT BEEN CONSIDERED 197
41 HAD NOT BEEN CONTACTED 194
42 HAD NOT BEEN TOUCHED 191
43 HAD NOT BEEN DISCOVERED 189
44 HAD NOT BEEN REMOVED 187
45 HAD NOT BEEN PUT 183
46 HAD N’T BEEN CLEANED 181
47 HAD N’T BEEN PAID 175
48 HAD NOT BEEN GRANTED 172
49 HAD NOT BEEN RECEIVED 172
50 HAD NOT BEEN INVITED 168
51 HAD NOT BEEN KILLED 166
52 HAD NOT BEEN SET 166
53 HAD NOT BEEN CARRIED 165
54 HAD N’T BEEN MADE 165
55 HAD NOT BEEN DIAGNOSED 165
56 HAD NOT BEEN DETERMINED 162
57 HAD NOT BEEN PASSED 158
58 HAD N’T BEEN TOUCHED 158
59 HAD NOT BEEN ENACTED 157
60 HAD NOT BEEN PREPARED 155
61 HAD NOT BEEN BROUGHT 154
62 HAD NOT BEEN CALLED 150
63 HAD NOT BEEN TRAINED 149
64 HAD NOT BEEN AFFECTED 145
65 HAD NOT BEEN CONFIRMED 145
66 HAD NOT BEEN BUILT 135
67 HAD NOT BEEN PUBLISHED 132
68 HAD NOT BEEN DEVELOPED 132
69 HAD NOT BEEN FOLLOWED 129
70 HAD NOT BEEN REACHED 128
71 HAD NOT BEEN IMPLEMENTED 128
72 HAD NOT BEEN ADDRESSED 127
73 HAD N’T BEEN BORN 127
74 HAD NOT BEEN MENTIONED 126
75 HAD NOT BEEN SERVED 126
76 HAD NOT BEEN RAISED 125
77 HAD NOT BEEN CREATED 125
78 HAD NOT BEEN ARRESTED 122
79 HAD NOT BEEN APPLIED 122
80 HAD NOT BEEN SHOWN 122
81 HAD N’T BEEN RELEASED 120
82 HAD NOT BEEN DELIVERED 120
83 HAD NOT BEEN CUT 120
84 HAD NOT BEEN RESOLVED 118
85 HAD NOT BEEN OPENED 117
86 HAD NOT BEEN DESTROYED 116
87 HAD NOT BEEN INTRODUCED 115
88 HAD NOT BEEN TAUGHT 115
89 HAD NOT BEEN RECORDED 114
90 HAD NOT BEEN RETURNED 112
91 HAD N’T BEEN CHANGED 110
92 HAD NOT BEEN CLEARED 110
93 HAD NOT BEEN INSTALLED 110
94 HAD NOT BEEN OFFERED 108
95 HAD NOT BEEN KNOWN 108
96 HAD NOT BEEN FILED 108
97 HAD NOT BEEN DISCLOSED 106
98 HAD NOT BEEN PROVEN 105
99 HAD NOT BEEN ISSUED 105
100 HAD NOT BEEN ANNOUNCED 103


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