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躊躇われる question

killerinsidee

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Hi, I need some help with this sentence - http://i.imgur.com/a5XBznR.jpg
I'm interested in the meaning of「その列に交じるのが躊躇われ(る)」。Does 躊躇われる have some idiomatic meaning here? I can't make sense of it being just a normal passive. If it's just a normal passive, can someone explain who is "receiving" the 躊躇われる? 交じるの would make that the receiver, but I'm not sure if that would make sense.
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Toritoribe

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That's a normal passive. が indicates the thing/action the subject hesitates about, not the recipient of of the action.
 

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Ah, so the 躊躇う is being done on the speaker (俺), by some (unknown) agent?
 

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The agent is the speaker.

To get in the line is being hesitated by me. = I'm hesitating about getting in the line.
 

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Oh I see. That makes much more sense than what I wrote, haha. Thanks again. :)
 
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