Here's what we're hearing
Is the following sentence grammatically correct?
"Here’s what we’re hearing is the state of play amongst some very interested parties."
This is from an article in the Washington Post of Dec. 8 regarding Ms. Rice as possible new Secretary of State. It seems to me there is something missing in the tentence.
Re: Here's what we're hearing
It's not elegant, but it's correct enough, I think. I'd prefer, "Here's what we're hearing the state of play to be amongst ..."
Originally Posted by Fujibei
Here are some more examples:
"Here's what I heard was the assignment."
"This is what I heard the assignment was."
"Here's what he told me the assignment was."
"This is what he told me was the assignment we had to do."