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    Passive

    1. He was elected as a president.
    2. He was elected president.
    3. He was elected a president.

    Which is correct?

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    Re: Passive

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    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. He was elected as a president.
    2. He was elected president.
    3. He was elected a president.

    Which is correct?
    I think that He was an elected president.

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    Re: Passive

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. He was elected as a president.
    2. He was elected president.
    3. He was elected a president.

    Which is correct?
    Of the three #2 is correct.

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