Web Search Results for "active passive voice"

Voice: Active and Passive - Towson University
20 May 2017 at 10:47pm
ACTIVE / PASSIVE VOICE. Active voice. In most English sentences with an action verb, the subject performs the action denoted by the verb. These examples show that the ...

Purdue OWL - Active and Passive Voice
12 Jul 2011 at 6:54pm
This handout will explain the difference between active and passive voice in writing. It gives examples of both, and shows how to turn a passive sentence into an ...

Grammar Girl : Active Voice Versus Passive Voice :: Quick ...
21 Jul 2010 at 6:54pm
Get Grammar Girl's take on active voice versus passive voice. Learn whether passive voice is always wrong, or if it is sometimes preferred to active voice.

Examples of Active and Passive Voice
19 May 2017 at 1:23pm
Active voice describes a sentence where the subject performs the action stated by the verb. In passive voice sentences, the subject is acted upon by the verb.

active and passive voice - British Council - English
19 May 2017 at 2:46am
active passive; The hunter killed the lion. >> The lion was killed by the hunter. Someone has cleaned the windows >> The windows have been cleaned

Passive Voice | EnglishClub
22 May 2017 at 12:55am
Learn about voice in English, both passive voice and active voice. Voice is a grammatical category that relates the subject to the action. For ESL learners.

Active and Passive Voice - CommNet
17 May 2017 at 11:55pm
Passive and Active Voices. Verbs are also said to be either active (The executive committee approved the new policy) or passive (The new policy was approved by the ...

Passive Voice - The Writing Center
20 May 2017 at 10:23am
This handout will help you understand what passive voice is, why many instructors frown upon it, and how you can revise to achieve greater clarity.

Passive voice - Wikipedia
21 May 2017 at 3:44pm
Passive voice is a grammatical voice common in many languages. In a clause with passive voice, the grammatical subject expresses the theme or patient of the main verb ...

ENGLISH PAGE - Active / Passive Verb Forms
21 May 2017 at 12:35am
Sentences can be active or passive. Therefore, tenses also have "active forms" and "passive forms." You must learn to recognize the difference to successfully speak ...

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