Questions tagged [active-voice]

"Active voice" is the term used for constructions in which the subject of the verb is the agent of the action.

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(am/are/is) being married

To make things simpler I assume that getting and being in the following sentences have the same meaning. So I will use being as less colloquial. I am being (getting) married. (passive) This ...
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“is being” vs “has been” [closed]

What is the difference between following sentence constructions? It has been developed vs. It is being developed It has been held vs. It is being held is being: what is the grammar ...
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When can I use “having + past participle”?

I wonder whenever should we use Having + past participle Instead of Verb + ing Whereas its more common to use verb + ing instead of having + past participle. For example : Having finished ...
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Active construction of 'Our team is so blessed…'?

Would anybody specify the active form of the following passive sentence. Our team is so blessed to have each other Also please let me know the significance of "have" in the above sentence. I ...
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“to be + V-ing / V-ed” Passive or Active?

Please read the following two sentences. 1) "We are concerned over this issue as the list seems to be expanding from drinks to foods" 2) "Samples have been taken to be analyzed" Today, I ...
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Change to active form:

Such rumors are commonly heard these days. I converted this as: We hear these rumors commonly these days. Is it the correct active form?
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An Active and Passive Gerund [duplicate]

I'm really stuck on paraphrasing the sentences bellow using gerund. That she is so fussy is not a little unpleasant. What surprised everybody was that he was able to do it. Here are some ...