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What's the difference between the meanings of following sentence pairs:

  1. I like being obeyed by my students.
    I like to be obeyed by my students.

  2. I don't like being laughed at me.
    I don't like to be laughed at me.

  3. I don't like being asked irrelevant questions.
    I don't like to be asked irrelevant questions.

Could you please tell me about the "being+past participle" form related to gerunds? Is it the passive of the -ing form ? If so, how would the sentences look like in active form?

merged by J.R. Oct 4 '16 at 14:49

This question was merged with passive Gerunds to express likes or dislikes because it is an exact duplicate of that question.

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