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    Does the sun revolves around the earth?

    Hi teachers,

    Does the sun revolves around the earth?
    Is the earth revolved around by the sun? Did I change the voice correctly?
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    Re: Does the sun revolves around the earth?

    The question should be 'Does the sun revolve around the earth?'

    Why do you want to turn the question into what could only be a totally unnatural passive construction?

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    Re: Does the sun revolves around the earth?

    Try "orbit":

    Does the sun orbit around the earth?
    Is the earth orbited by the sun?

    Yes, the passive voice is a strange construction. The notion that the sun orbits around the earth is a strange concept as well.
    Perhaps the OP is writing about pre-Copernican thought.


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