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    passive voice

    How do I get this out of the passive voice? I have gotten all the rest out be this one.

    ....the duties and responsibilites reserved soley for attorneys......

    I have tried many things but it still goes in the passive voice. Help!

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    The duties and responsibilites that are the preserve of attorneys

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    Re: passive voice

    Quote Originally Posted by donnahernandez3
    How do I get this out of the passive voice? I have gotten all the rest out be this one.

    ....the duties and responsibilites reserved soley for attorneys......

    I have tried many things but it still goes in the passive voice. Help!
    That really isn't the passive voice. "Reserved" is a past participle, used to introduce an adjectival participial phrase in that excerpt.

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