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    Passive of "the book reads interesting"

    I would like to know what would be the passive of "The Book reads interesting".


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    Re: Passive of "the book reads interesting"

    Welcome to Using English.

    Your original sentence is not grammatical.

    The book is interesting to read -- this is grammatical. However, it cannot be made into the passive, because there is no direct object.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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