a) Using (a verb used as a subject taking the gerund form)
/ be considered (passive voice: can + passive infinitive)
b) What / were bothered (second conditional in the passive.
On the one hand, we have would---if + past;
on the other hand, that past takes the passive form.
The passive is formed with the verb TO BE in the same tense as the main verb (in this case, past= was/were; we use were because the subject is you) and the mail verb in the past participle.
c) better (irregular form of the comparative)
/ put up with
Note: From Manmillan Dictionary:
put up with someone/something
d) Kate said she had used cell phones ever since she had started going to school.
I > she
have used > had used (present - past)
started > had started (past - past perfect)
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