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    #1

    He eats an apple.

    Hi,

    Subject + Verb + Object
    He eats an apple. (Active Voice)

    Object + are/am/is + 3rd form + by + Subject
    An apple is eaten by him. (Passive Voice)

    Is the above structure of the passive voice correct? "An apple" is no more an object. What is it?

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    #2

    Re: He eats an apple.

    It is the grammatical subject of the verb.

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