"WAS yet to be" Vs "HAD yet to be"

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"WAS yet to be" Vs "HAD yet to be"

Post by Brahman » Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:15 am

Dear teachers,

Which of the following sentences is grammatical? (Should it be "was yet to be" or "had yet to be"). 

1. The secretary told the meeting that the director's instruction was yet to be complied with. 

2. The secretary told the meeting that the director's instruction had yet to be complied with. 

Thank you very much. 

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Re: "WAS yet to be" Vs "HAD yet to be"

Post by Alan » Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:46 am

Both possible, but 'had' more idiomatic.

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