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    Active vs Passive

    I read an article online, and I ran into this sentence:

    Reading and writing are closely linked. Reading helps you see how English works—how the grammar works. That knowledge can transfer to your writing."

    Is it correct to say "knowledge can transfer"? Should it be "knowledge can be transferred"?

    Please advise.

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    Re: Active vs Passive

    The sentence is correct, but the passive could have been used.

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