They were thought to get in the way

So they set out on a journey, the four of them. At first both the professor and the mercenary were against taking along the two nosy youngsters, since they were only kids and were thought to get in the way.

My question is regarding the use of “were thought to get in the way”, does it sound right? Is it grammatically correct?



Yes, the sentence is grammatically correct and makes sense. You will find more examples with the phrase ‘they were thought to + infinitive’ if you do some research.