[Grammar] what is the reason?.

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The newcomers (Will show -or- Will be shown) the new building.

what is the best choice?
and what are the newcomers?
 

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Ahmed, your thread titles must mention the word or phrase you are asking about. 'The newcomers' would have been good for this question.

The newcomers will show -or- will be shown the new building.

What is the best choice? '...will be shown'.

And what are the newcomers?

Any dictionary will define 'newcomers' for you. Click here to explore a free online dictionary search site.

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thanks. i know the definition 'newcomers' but what is the best choice?
 

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The newcomers (Will show -or- Will be shown) the new building.

what is the best choice?
and what are the newcomers?
There is no best choice. They have different meanings. The newcomers will show the new building means that the newcomers will be the people who let others see the building. The newcomers will be shown the building means that the newcomers will see the building.
 

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Thanks. I know the definition of 'newcomers' but what is the best choice?

Always capitalise the first word of a sentence and the pronoun 'I'.

Can you see where I have written in red '...will be shown'?

That's the best choice.

(EDIT - @Gillnetter. You're right, of course, but I was trying not to confuse the dude and gave him what I thought was the more likely choice.)

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Why ?'...will be shown'
 

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Jim and Jennifer are the newcomers.

I will show Jim and Jennifer the building. The newcomers will be shown the building.
Jim and Jennifer will show me the building. The newcomers will show the building (to me).
 
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