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I have seen an example statement posted on a site.

Wenn dreimal nacheinander die PIN falsch eingeben wurde, wird Ihr Zugang zum Online-Banking automatisch gesperrt.

But I think it should be

Wenn dreimal nacheinander die PIN falsch eingegeben wurde, wird Ihr Zugang zum Online-Banking automatisch gesperrt.

I thought because the subject is "die PIN", we should use eingegeben (p.p.) here. Am I not right?

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You're right, it should be eingegeben.

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    thank you! I'm relieved my understanding is correct.:) – Chan Kim Feb 11 at 2:12
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    @ChanKim Eingeben is the infinitive form, whereas eingegeben is the perfect form – Crazydre Feb 11 at 4:14

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