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Reply to "leaving out ‘being’?"

"Being" can be eliminated with conjunctions like once, when, while, but is necessary after before, after.

Hi, Gustavo,

You've already given me a hint - "but 'Being' is necessary after before, after", which you mean for the case of participle clauses.

However, in case 2) Before (you are) given this medicine, read all of this leaflet carefully. (an adverbial clause), we can omit "you are" and then we get 2-1) "Before given this medicine, read all of this leaflet carefully." (the same subject and verb "be" in subordinate clause abbreviated at the same time), which is still gramatically correct.

With this reason, could I allege we can delete "being" in the original sentence?

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