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    Passive voice

    Can these sentences be changed into passive?
    1-I avoid making mistakes.
    2-He is used to smoking.

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    Re: Passive voice

    Why do you want the passive?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Passive voice

    Not in any natural sense.

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    Re: Passive voice

    Thank you for your reply so these sentences can't be in passive

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    Re: Passive voice

    Quote Originally Posted by Hassan2018 View Post
    Thank you for your reply. So, these sentences can't be in the passive.
    How about answering Matthew's question from post #2?

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    Re: Passive voice

    What would be the reason for turning them into the passive? The passive exists for a reason and we use it accordingly.

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