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    businesswomen were told

    Ive read the following sentence in a test:
    "Paris, the businesswomen were told, was now a financial centre."
    I cannot figure out the meaning of "the businesswomen were told".
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    Re: businesswomen were told

    not a teacher

    It can be rephrased as: The businesswomen were told that Paris was now a financial centre.

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    Re: businesswomen were told

    Somebody told the businesswomen that Paris was now a financial centre.

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