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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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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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so the second one is not passive voice..hmm

thank you reemy
 
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