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"agree with both you and Tim that "
"agree with both you and Tim about"
I was missing a verb. LOL
On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 11:53 PM J_Catlady <j.olivia.catlady@...> wrote:
LOL. Yes, of course, the ghosted verb in that phrase is "was." And it's passive construction. And normally I would argue that it doesn't matter because we're not aiming for a Pulitzer Prize in literature. But you're also right that there are reasons passive construction is usually undesirable (except in certain circumstances, as when the character is actually being a passive victim in the story). It's clearer to attribute actions to someone or something, in this case, "the system."
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