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got/was given good grades
A: Did you get a good report?
B: It wasn't too bad. I was given good grades in everthing but math.
C. It wasn't too bad. I got good grades in everthing but math.
In sentences B & C, which one is more natural?
Thank you for your help.
Last edited by Winwin2011; 30-Nov-2011 at 13:51.
Re: got/was given good grades
Given the form of the question , the most likely response would be C.
Originally Posted by Winwin2011
If the question were, "Were you given a good report?", B might be more common.
People in general are lazy, and they take their verbal cues from others in conversation.
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