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    Using "continue" in passive for or active form?

    Which one is right?

    Genociding people was still continuing.
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    Genociding people was still being continued.

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    Re: Using "continue" in passive for or active form?

    'Genocide' is not a verb. Neither sentence is possible.
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    Re: Using "continue" in passive for or active form?

    Genocide is a noun. Try to construct your sentence again.
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    Re: Using "continue" in passive for or active form?

    Mass killing was still continuing.
    Or
    Mass killing was still being continued.

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    Re: Using "continue" in passive for or active form?

    Why did you not continue with "genocide"? Note that "mass killing" is not necessarily the same as "genocide".
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    Re: Using "continue" in passive for or active form?

    I don't know how I can use '"genocide" in a sentence!

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    Re: Using "continue" in passive for or active form?

    [The] genocide continues.
    [The] genocide is still happening.
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