What is the right way to say "Smb. was/is understood by smb."? I suppose that this sentence is incorrect in English, so I'd like to know how to express this idea the right way.


He understands me the right way. So...

I am understood by him the right way. (Sounds awful but how to say this in English)

Is there any passive voice construction to express that?

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You have the passive structure correct. Modifying your example sentences:

He is understood by me in the right way.

I am understood by him in the right way.

The italicised in is more grammatically correct, but in conversational English omitting it is often fine.

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