What does ‘borned’ mean? Is ‘borned’ a word?
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Hi, my name is Joel.
In this lesson I want to talk about a common mistake that a lot of my English students have made in their Skype classes.
The mistake is to say “borned.” This is not a word. We never say “borned” with the “ed”.
Never say it. We say “to be born.” That’s the correct way.
“I was born in January”.
“The baby was born last week.”
Or, if we want to talk about the future we can say it like this:
“My son will be born next month.”
“Her child will be born early next year.”
Or, in the infinitive:
“I don’t want my baby to be born in Los Angeles; I want my baby to be born in San Francisco.”
Alright, so those are the ways that we use the word “born” when we’re talking about a child being born.
So never say “borned.” Never say it.
I hope that this was helpful and that now you can use this tip to speak more fluently in English. Thanks for watching.
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