Asked • 06/26/19

Is the following ungrammatical expression common in speech?

> Don't be ashamed. It was cute, like a shy teenager. I'm not very sure if this is a grammatical mistake, but I think the correct version would look like this: > Don't be ashamed. It was cute, **you were/acted** like a shy teenager. Is this a common mistake/omission in speech (by native English speakers)?

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