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    passive voice

    should i use passive voice here -
    1) Main problems selected to focus on:
    or
    2) Main problems selected to be focused on:
    which is correct?
    thanks!

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    Re: passive voice

    Well, sentence 1) means that main problems have been selected in order to focus on the following list of items; sentence 2) means that someone (who is unnamed) must focus on the following list of problems.

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    Re: passive voice

    erm..sorry.. but what's the differences between the two sentences??

    i understand your explanation in sentence 2, but i am not so sure about sentence 1.

    may you or someone else please further explain it to me?

    thx

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