Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    azz is offline Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • French
      • Home Country:
      • France
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Posts
    319

    active/passive

    a. There are a few things to do to finish this project.
    b. There are a few things to be done to finish this project.

    Are both these sentences acceptable?

  2. #2
    julianna's Avatar
    julianna is offline Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Arabic
      • Home Country:
      • Algeria
      • Current Location:
      • Algeria
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    283

    Re: active/passive

    The first one is Ok, but the second, I don't know ^^!

  3. #3
    bds51 is offline Junior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Canada
      • Current Location:
      • Germany
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    86

    Re: active/passive

    Hello Azz,
    Both sentences are acceptable.

    Other variations: There are a few things to do before this project is finished. There are a few things to do to get this project finished. There are a few things left to do before this project is finished. There are a few more things to do before this project is finished.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •