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English grammar help. Grammar questions from ESL learners
He was used to … because he was a good story-teller and used to make up tales about animals.
a) being listened to
(b) being listened
I meant "being listened" in the second version. And now
1) Which version is correct?
2) And could YOU please explain why?..
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The particle in a passivized phrasal VP must always be retained. Cf. e.g.
He was used to being looked at.
I do not like being spoken to in that way.
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