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    #1

    intransitive verbs and passive voice?

    Can I say something like "is being talked about", "is being waited for" or "is being waited by [someone]"?

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    Re: intransitive verbs and passive voice?

    Yes, but they aren't intransitive- some people are doing the talking and other the waiting.

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