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    Passive form of develop

    Consequently, a sense of trust cannot develop until the infant is old enough to be aware of objects and persons. Why the term of develop active form here.

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    Re: Passive form of develop

    Quote Originally Posted by Bambieella View Post
    Consequently, a sense of trust cannot develop until the infant is old enough to be aware of objects and persons.
    Why is the term of verb "develop" in the active form here.
    The verb "develop" is used intransitively in that sentence. There is no object, which means the sentence cannot be rewritten in the passive voice.

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