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    be to blame vs. be to be blamed ?

    A. The bad weather was partly to be blamed for the auto accident.
    B. The bad weather was partly to blame for the auto accident.

    Is Sentence A correct or acceptable? Thank you a lot.

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    Re: be to blame vs. be to be blamed ?

    Quote Originally Posted by maoyueh View Post
    A. The bad weather was partly to be blamed for the auto accident.
    B. The bad weather was partly to blame for the auto accident.

    Is Sentence A correct or acceptable? Thank you a lot.
    A context could be made for A, but it's not natural.

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