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# A respected poet and novelist, the late Tomas Rivera is

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A respected poet and novelist, the late Tomas Rivera is [#permalink]

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A respected poet and novelist, the late Tomas Rivera is considered to be a pioneer in the development of maxican American literature.

(B) regarded to be
(C) considered as
(D) regarded
(E) considered

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01 May 2004, 09:52
I agree with kpadma on this

X is considered Y
or
X is regarded as Y

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01 May 2004, 18:36
hi Shubhangi,

considered as is considered reduntant in GMAT
it should be just considered

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02 May 2004, 10:57
can someone explain why "considered to be" is incorrect... is it unidiomatic? When is "to be" acceptable usage, if ever?

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02 May 2004, 11:23
jo1to6 wrote:
can someone explain why "considered to be" is incorrect... is it unidiomatic? When is "to be" acceptable usage, if ever?

yes, its unidiomatic.

Considered + to be is not correct usage, ever.

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04 May 2004, 01:31

Nice exlanation Anandnk and Praet

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