[DWJ] Re: Gotten, was Re: DWJ on Bujold

Ehsan Roudiani es at historicalfact.com
Wed May 14 17:28:21 EDT 2008


On 14 May 2008, at 22:24, Hendon, Alison wrote:
>
> Also - from Minnow's list:
>> strive, ? striven (?for strived?)       deliberately archaic
> Wouldn't this be strove?  He strove mightily?


Striven would be the imperfect tense - I have striven mightily,  
whereas strove is the simple past/perfect - I strove mightily. Striven  
only works with the auxiliary have.


Ehsan.



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