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    engaged

    hello,
    which one is correct?
    1."For 20 years he engaged in charity work"

    2."For 20 years he was engaged in charity work"

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    #2

    Re: engaged

    You have to note that the first engaged is a verb means took part like in The president condemned anyone who engaged in criminal activities.

    The second engaged is an adjective means being busy doing something.

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    Re: engaged

    so the second one is not passive voice..hmm

    thank you reemy

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