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Active and Passive VoiceVoicedescribes the relationship between a verb and the subject and object associated with it.Active voice:the subject of a sentence is followed by the verb and then the object of theverb (e.g., “the children ate the cookies”).Passive voice:the object of the verb is followed by the verb (usually a form of “to be” +past participle + the word “by”) and then the subject (e.g., “the cookies were eaten by thechildren”). If the subject is omitted (e.g., “the cookies were eaten”), it may result inconfusion about who performed the action (did the children eat the cookies, or was it the
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