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San
Lv 6

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.

Thanks!

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  • 2 months ago
    Favourite 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.
  • 2 months ago

    They are both fine. The first one would sound a bit more natural of the two though.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Both are correct.

  • 2 months ago

    Both are OK, but B is better.

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