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michael-m301

michael-m301

Hi 
can anyone explain the difference between worden and geworden  Thanks
sfpugh

sfpugh

Geworden is the past participle of werden but it drops the prefix when used in the passive voice, hence worden.

From 10.6
Ich bin unterbrochen worden.
I got cut off.
Here it is passive (actually sein passive which is used to refer to a state - my state is that I am cut off)
From 7.7
Er ist am vierzehnten März krank geworden.
He became ill on the March 14th.
This is the perfect tense. ( sein is the help word for geworden)

I found a YouTube video about it: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLPKktDI6wg

You can also google worden vs geworden.

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