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    My number has changed

    My friend sent me a SMS saying My number has changed.

    Shouldn't it be My number has been changed?

    Thank you.

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    Re: My number has changed

    Either is possible.

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    Re: My number has changed

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    Either is possible.
    which one is formal or more accurate?

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    Re: My number has changed

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    My friend sent me a SMS saying My number has changed.

    Shouldn't it be My number has been changed?

    Thank you.
    Either is OK. But for me and in your example, "has changed" could mean that the number was changed by her, at her request or by another party/agency. Whereas "has been changed" has a slight inference that the number was changed by another party/agency.

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