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    Passive voice problems

    Some passive voice problems, could you please have a look and answer me?

    1. The size would be needed to trim down;
    2. The size would need to be trimmed down.

    Which one is correct?

    3. The course needs to be put back;
    4. The course needs to put back.
    Which one is correct? 3, right?

    Many many thanks.


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    Re: Passive voice problems

    Could anyone please have a glance and kindly help?

    thx thx thx


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    Re: Passive voice problems

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    Re: Passive voice problems

    Quote Originally Posted by zgundam View Post

    1. The size would be needed to trim down;
    2. The size would need to be trimmed down.

    Which one is correct?

    3. The course needs to be put back;
    4. The course needs to put back.
    Which one is correct? 3, right?

    Many many thanks.
    Not so impatient, zgun


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    Re: Passive voice problems

    The size needs to be trimmed down.
    or
    The size needs trimming down.

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