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The sentence was to be assassinated confuse me?the question below in details? These points are not the only ones. Another striking similarity is that Moses left Egypt, his birthplace at a time when there was a conspiracy to kill him and he went to Median, to Prophet Jethro. Muhammad, also, left his birthplace, Mecca, on the same night he was to be assassinated and fled to Medina. (Click here to read Moses’ encounter with Khidr, a What i learned when express arrangment which didnt happen i should use perfect infinitive so it should be(was to have been assassinated)..why in the passage say say( was to infinitive )as if he was assassinated?
16 сент. 2019 г., 3:32
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16 сентября 2019 г.
You are right that "was to have been" is probably more correct grammatically, but "was to be" is very, very common.
16 сентября 2019 г.
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