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Passive and active voice
I am an english student. I donīt know very well , How is the diference between passive and active voice. Please could you resolve my doubts?
Thanks in advance.
Re: Passive and active voice
English verbs have two voices: active voice and passive voice. In active voice, the person acting is clear: "The manager wrote the report yesterday." The person acting is the manager.
Originally Posted by emmaelita
In passive voice, the writer does not specify who is acting: "The report was written yesterday." It could have been written by the secretary, George Bush, or the manager--we don't know.
The sentence is still in passive voice if the writer specifies the actor later in the sentence: "The report was written yesterday by the manager."
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