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    Arrow sugested --> passive voice

    Hi,

    Is it correct to say:

    "You will be suggested several activities such as scuba diving, horseback riding and ...."

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    Default Re: sugested --> passive voice

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    The hotel staff will suggest several activities, such as scuba diving, horseback riding, and kayaking, to you.

    Several activities, such as scuba diving, horseback riding, and kayaking, will be suggested to you.


    HAVE A NICE DAY!

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    Default Re: sugested --> passive voice

    Thank you TheParser, but is my sentence wrong? Is it acceptable?

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    Default Re: sugested --> passive voice

    It seems fine to me. However I've heard "You're offered several activities...." more.

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    Default Re: sugested --> passive voice

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Is it correct to say:

    "You will be suggested several activities such as scuba diving, horseback riding and ...."
    No, it's wrong (at least in AusE) and I would think in most other places as well.

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    Default Re: sugested --> passive voice

    And it's wrong here too. It is NOT fine.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: sugested --> passive voice

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    And it's wrong here too. It is NOT fine.
    Here too (BrE). That's at least three major variants of English where it would be unacceptable.

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    Default Re: sugested --> passive voice

    Quote Originally Posted by Tullia View Post
    Here too (BrE). That's at least three major variants of English where it would be unacceptable.
    I think we can say that that's pretty conclusive.

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