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    #1

    Asking about the passive voice.

    Hi, guys~ I need your help.
    The first sentence is a passive voice sentence.
    If I change it into an active voice, the second sentence is the right one?

    1. Passive voice
    The decision has been made to terminate company
    payouts to employees’ retirement accounts.

    2. Active voice
    They have made the decision terminate company payouts to employees' retirement accounts.

    Thank you in advance.

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    #2

    Re: Asking about the passive voice.

    Quote Originally Posted by juliana0403 View Post
    Hi, guys~ I need your help.
    The first sentence is a passive voice sentence.
    If I change it into an active voice, the second sentence is the right one?

    1. Passive voice
    The decision has been made to terminate company
    payouts to employees’ retirement accounts.

    2. Active voice
    They have made the decision (to) terminate company payouts to employees' retirement accounts.

    Thank you in advance.
    (Not a teacher)

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    #3

    Re: Asking about the passive voice.

    'The company has decided to terminate its payouts to employees' retirement accounts.'

    Rover

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