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    Unhappy I have a problem in passive voice, like this sentance ... Active : I am taking a bath

    I have a problem in passive voice, like this sentance ...
    Active : I am taking a bath
    Passive : ......

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    Re: I have a problem in passive voice, like this sentance ... Active : I am taking a

    Quote Originally Posted by pussycat0121a View Post
    I have a problem in the passive voice, like this sentance ...
    Active : I am taking a bath
    Passive : ......
    In theory: A bath is being taken by me.

    In practice, that particular sentence is unlikely ever to be uttered, though the progressive passive is more natural in: Southern Europe is being battered by heavy winds...

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    Re: I have a problem in passive voice, like this sentance ... Active : I am taking a

    So this sentence can't be passive

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    Re: I have a problem in passive voice, like this sentance ... Active : I am taking a

    Quote Originally Posted by pussycat0121a View Post
    So this sentence can't be passive
    I did not say that. I suggested that the passive was unlikely to be used in the context of the speaker taking a bath.

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    Re: I have a problem in passive voice, like this sentance ... Active : I am taking a

    do you think that bath here is the object ?

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    Re: I have a problem in passive voice, like this sentance ... Active : I am taking a

    and how can we say it in passive
    thanks for the quick reply

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    Re: I have a problem in passive voice, like this sentance ... Active : I am taking a

    Quote Originally Posted by pussycat0121a View Post
    do you think that bath here is the object ?
    I (subject)am taking (verb) a bath (direct object,)

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    Re: I have a problem in passive voice, like this sentance ... Active : I am taking a

    thanks a lot for your help

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