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    Would you help me define the following words in simplest form. Thanks.

    What is Imperative sentence?
    What is Passive voice?
    Active voice?

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    Re: grammar

    What is Imperative sentence?
    => Its verb is in its base form and the sentence lacks an overt subject.

    EX: Sit, please. (You) Sit, please.

    What is Passive voice?
    => The verb has the form BE + ed/en (e.g., was handed), the object functions as the structural subject, and the grammatical subject is either left out or introduced with a by-phrase.

    EX: The can was crushed (by the truck).
    Active: The truck crushed the can.

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