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    Unhappy passive voice

    Please :
    I don't understand when I can use passive voice.

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    Re: passive voice

    I think you can use it whenever you want. But it doesn't mean you should.

    As far as I know, you should use Passive Voice when...
    - you don't know who did something. E.g. Oh no! My bag has been stolen!
    - who did something is not as important as what happened: E.g. Our product was tested using the most rigorous standards.
    - who did the action is obvious from the situation: E.g. My computer is being repaired today.
    - a general group of peopke do the action: E.g. New Year's Day is celebrated here on January 1st.

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