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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  30/MAR/2012 3:05 PM
Assunto:  "Laughed out of"
 
Mensagem:  Yes.  The construction is fine.


He was laughed out of office.  (The politician was so incompetent that people laughed at him, causing him to leave his political office.)

He was laughed off the stage.  (His voice was so bad, that people laughed at him, causing him to leave the stage.)


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
"Laughed out of"  –  Denilson;  30/MAR/2012, 2:44 PM
 "Laughed out of"  –  Dale-USA  30/MAR/2012, 3:05 PM
"Laughed out of"  –  PPAULO  30/MAR/2012, 10:06 PM
"Laughed out of"  –  miltonhw  31/MAR/2012, 12:53 PM

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