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    Cooklava is offline Junior Member
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    Default "To be" admired.

    She likes to be admired.

    Is "admired" a past participle used as the predicate adjective of the infinitive "to be"?

    Thank you.

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    Cool Re: "To be" admired.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cooklava View Post
    She likes to be admired.

    Is "admired" a past participle used as the predicate adjective of the infinitive "to be"?

    Thank you.
    I think it's just the passive, and it's got nothing to do with a predicate adjective.

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