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    yi-ing is offline Senior Member
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    Some parents believe in being strict, but taken to extremes this can produce

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    Some parents believe in being strict, but taken to extremes this can produce a too authoritarian atmosphere in the home, with the children being dominated and ruled by their parents.


    I think taken to extreme mean: if being strict is taken to extremes (by parents)
    With mean: who have

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    Re: Some parents believe in being strict, but taken to extremes this can produce

    I think it should be 'taking this (being strict) to extremes', a gerund phrase.
    'With the children being ...' means 'where the children are ...'.
    I am not a teacher.

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