afraid of or Being afraid of

zhaobb

Senior Member
Chinese
____ , they lost no time to turning back. Which is correct?

A Afraid of being cut off B Being afraid of being cut off C. To be afraid of being cut off
 
  • exgerman

    Senior Member
    NYC
    English but my first language was German
    A is best, B is gramatical but awkward because of the two beings, as you assume, and C is not grammatical.
     
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