Receiving praise with 〜れる


Grammar Explanation

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Cocoa responds positively to Rize’s comment how it’s unexpected that she can bake bread, whereas Chino realizes Cocoa wasn’t being praised. (Cocoa wasn’t receiving praise by Rize.)

チノ:
()められてるわけじゃないと…」

()める‘s negative stem is (). Append られる for ()められる.