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Hi, GBLSU,

@GBLSU posted:

The structures were made not to be seen but rather to be remembered.

Can I elide the repeated <to be>?

I think you could omit "to be" if "rather" were not there. However, the sentence is clearer with "to be" in any case. I think this is due to the presence of "but."

With other structures, "to be" can be more easily omitted:

- The structures were made to be remembered rather than (to be) seen.

Last edited by Gustavo, Co-Moderator

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