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    difficulties with passive

    What should be the passive of the followings

    1) I have a book.

    2)The door opened.

    3)I read three hours.

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    Re: difficulties with passive

    Quote Originally Posted by Prosenjit Sarkar View Post
    What should be the passive of the followings

    1) I have a book.

    2)The door opened.

    3)I read three hours.
    There is no passive possible.

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    Re: difficulties with passive

    With the second, you could say The door was opened, though that's a slightly different meaning. There really is nothing you can do with the others. Also, why put perfectly good active sentences into the passive?

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