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Are they both correct?
Her jaw dropped for several seconds without her mouth opening, ...
A. ... which everyone took as a stifled yawn.
B. ... which everyone took to be a stifled yawn.
- robert2020Lv 62 months agoFavourite answer
B. Is correct.
A. Can be used in informal conversation. At least in American English.
Same as the other posters say.Source(s): Native American English speaker for many decades.
- ♥Sweetness♥Lv 72 months ago
They are both fine. The first one would sound a bit more natural of the two though.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Both are correct.
- Land-sharkLv 72 months ago
Both are OK, but B is better.