"For lying" and "for having lied"?


Kwiziq community member

12 April 2017

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"For lying" and "for having lied"?

I guess this is more of an English question. What is the difference between "for lying" and "for having lied"?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Pour avoir fait = Cause for doing (simple expression)"


Kwiziq language super star

13 April 2017


In this context the two forms can be used interchangeably in English without changing the sense in most cases, but you can't use use the gerund form (for +-ing) the same way in in this sort of sentence in French. Does that answer your question?

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