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    Default Using Passive Tense correctly.

    I have some issues with this sentence


    "By sponsoring this event your organization will benefit by receiving exposure to a target group of individuals in various fields of study and disciplines."


    I feel this sentence is incorrect.Is it more correct to write like this?


    "By sponsoring this event your organization will be benefited by receiving exposure to a target group of individuals in various fields of study and disciplines."


    or


    "Sponsoring this event will benefit your organization by receiving exposure to a target group of individuals in various fields of study and disciplines."


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    Default Re: Using Passive Tense correctly.

    "By sponsoring this event your organization will benefit by receiving exposure to a target group of individuals in various fields of study and disciplines."
    This is OK. You could say through receiving exposure to avoid repeating by.


    I feel this sentence is incorrect.Is it more correct to write like this?
    "By sponsoring this event your organization will be benefited by receiving exposure to a target group of individuals in various fields of study and disciplines."
    No- it's incorrect.

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    Default Re: Using Passive Tense correctly.

    By the way, it's the passive voice, not tense.

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