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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Passive/Active Voice

Why is the active voice better than passive voice in the following sentence? I really feel that the passive voice fits perfectly well. "The marketplace is filled with intense competition" "Intense ...
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To infinitive VS bare infinitive

He made me laugh(active) I was made to laugh by him(passive voice) In the active voice made is followed by personal object and bare infinitive. But in the passive voice made is followed ...
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When talking about planned actions vs unplanned actions, What would be the right form…?

"we are focused" vs "We focus". It would be great if these are explained with multiple Examples..! Thanks in Advance.
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Active passive problem

(Active voice): He has written a poem which fascinates everyone My problem here is , in active voice the object is the poem then passive voice should be : A poem has been written by him which ...
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In passive voice, Is using “by” after verb a rule?

I am learning how to change Active Voice to Passive Voice. Consider the following: He pleases everybody Everybody is pleased by him/Everybody is pleased with him. Your behavior surprises me. ...
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Can we say 'The ecological pressures have reduced. "?

I came upon this sentence in a translation: "The ecological pressures resulting from traditional livestock rearing practices will reduce while continuing to meet people's nutritional needs." However,...
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Use of “By” at the start of a sentence

I had an exam yesterday. There was question involving the changing of voice. We shall have finished our work by March next. The answer to this is apparently Our work will have been finished by us ...
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Choose the correct passive form

Please keep the door shut. You are requested to shut the door. You are requested to keep the door shut. Who taught her such yoga practices? By whom she was taught such yoga practices? By whom was ...