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    is it ok to put passive sentences in a formal letter?

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    Re: question

    I would avoid it.
    "Although the passive voice is sometimes necessary, often it not only makes your writing dull but also can be ambiguous, uninformative, or overly impersonal. Reliance on the active voice to keep the pace of the letter moving, use of personal pronouns, and a positive point of view will keep a reader interested."
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