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    "Five editorial methods can tighten sentences marred with too many prepositions. . . . And finally, a change from passive voice to active often entails removing a preposition; so "the ball was hit by Jane" becomes "Jane hit the ball."

    Shouldn't it be "from the passive voice to the active"?

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    Re: Article

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    "Five editorial methods can tighten sentences marred with too many prepositions. . . . And finally, a change from passive voice to active often entails removing a preposition; so "the ball was hit by Jane" becomes "Jane hit the ball."

    Shouldn't it be "from the passive voice to the active"?

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    No, the article isn't necessary.

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