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    Passive Voice

    Please help me. Choose the correct sentence in the Passive Voice.

    My money and my skills will govern my choice.

    I choose this sentense.

    My choice will be governed by my money and my skills.

    I want to ask is it true?

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    Re: Passive Voice

    Quote Originally Posted by ulya View Post
    Please help me. Choose the correct sentence in the Passive Voice.

    My money and my skills will govern my choice.

    I choose this sentense.

    My choice will be governed by my money and my skills.

    I want to ask is it true?
    It's the correct passive equivalent. 'True' is not the appropriate word.

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    Re: Passive Voice

    Thanks for reply.

    A pair of trousers was bought from the market. Is it correct?

    Why I can't use " were" in above sentence?

    Was each of the children given an apple? Is it correct?

    Why I can't use " were" in above sentence?

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    Re: Passive Voice

    Both "pair" and "each" take the singular form of the verb.
    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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