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    "passive" vs. "reflexive"

    I see people using the term "passive."

    Any difference between that and what I was taught centuries ago, "reflexive?"

    Thanks.

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    Re: "passive" vs. "reflexive"

    Yes- 'I was taught' is the passive, while the reflexive is 'he steeled himself'.

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