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    BY + Agent in the Passive

    Hi guys! Could anyone enlighten me on the place of BY + Agent in the Passive in long sentences with many modifiers? Thanks in advance and a happy day to you!

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    Re: BY + Agent in the Passive

    It can move around- the closer it is to the verb the more important it is, IMO. You could have the agent, place, and time after the verb- they could come in any order, and the order could be used to stress which was the most important.

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    Re: BY + Agent in the Passive

    Thank you, tdol, for for the lapidary and guidely explanation

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    Re: BY + Agent in the Passive

    You're welcome, Alexandre.

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