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    #1

    if they are not told what is going on...

    "People become more upset if they are not told what is going on".


    Is this sentence grammatical? I think it has a missing word, which should be in between

    told and what/; about.


    Am I right?

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    #2

    Re: if they are not told what is going on...

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    "People become more upset if they are not told what is going on".


    Is this sentence grammatical? I think it has a missing word, which should be in between

    told and what/; about.


    Am I right?
    No, you are not right. It's fine as it is.

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    #3

    Re: if they are not told what is going on...

    I agree with bhai - it's fine as it is. However, it's possible with 'about'.

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