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# Which is the correct idiom??

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Which is the correct idiom?? [#permalink]

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14 Apr 2014, 22:27
1. "considered X"
2. "considered to be X"

Which is the correct idiom, 1 or 2?

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Shreya
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Re: Which is the correct idiom?? [#permalink]

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14 Apr 2014, 23:07
Depending on the context, both the above idioms can be used. "Considered to be" is telling readers how other think of someone. The only thing you need to guard against is the usage of "considered as" - you can just say "considered" to convey the meaning and eliminate "as"

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Re: Which is the correct idiom??   [#permalink] 14 Apr 2014, 23:07
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