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    spilled or was spilled

    Hello everybody,

    May I know which of the following sentences is correct?

    i. The bowl of soup spilled on the floor.
    ii. The bowl of soup was spilled on the floor.

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    Re: spilled or was spilled

    They are both correct. The first is active voice; the second is passive voice.

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