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Re: “His being chosen” vs. “His having been chosen”  •  June 10, 2010, 12:57pm  •  0 vote

Both sentences seem very passive to me. I think I'd prefer a very apparent, active subject (we, because being surprised is the important word here, right?). Also, as David said, simplest is best.