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Passive voice in the present simple form and the present perfect form have several differences in terms of the specificity of time and the actor. Thus, both sentences conveyed a further meaning than their superficial meanings.

The completed Chinese meaning of “The housework is done” should be「家務已經被做完了」while “The housework has been done” should be「家務已經被做完 了,現在不用再做了」.

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