In the of the Merciful Allah,
Hi, what is the precise meaning of"being" in the following statement: "The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of being assigned to the role of...." A nother question, the adjective"assigned" refers to whom? Thanks ahead.
Last edited by Egyption Arrow; 20-Mar-2008 at 13:38.
"The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of being assigned to the role of either a prison guard or prisoner.", this is the full context under the title " Aim". After what you said, my question is " is it possible in English to qualify somebody/something without mentioning him/it directly or by a pronoun
Hello, any body there.
Yes, it is possible to refer to somebody/something without mentioning them.
You could also say ... the effects of (someone/one/her/that person etc.) being assigned to the role of...