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Old 07-11-2009, 05:31 PM
Nametag Nametag is offline
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Note that the construction has to follow a "to be" verb. You can say that you finished the roast, or your homework, or the paint job, but not you done (or did) the roast or the others. That is considered substandard, although it can be found in a few dialects.
I recall that I did my homework as a child, as well as the dishes, and if asked whether I had done the painting, I would say, "I did the painting, and I did the cleaning up afterward." I'll admit that I have never done a roast, although I once saw Jason Biggs do an apple pie.