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    The tournament has started/has been started?

    When we talk about a tournament. Is it used intransitively or transitively?

    The tournament has started.

    or

    The tournament has been started.

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    #2

    Re: The tournament has started/has been started?

    Using the passive simply indicates that someone (or something) has started it. Since this is fairly obvious, the active mood is sufficient (sentence 1).

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    Re: The tournament has started/has been started?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Using the passive simply indicates that someone (or something) has started it. Since this is fairly obvious, the active mood is sufficient (sentence 1).
    You mean option one is correct?

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    Re: The tournament has started/has been started?

    Yes

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