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Active and Passive Grammar BasicsThere are some basic aspects of grammar. Knowing these willimprove your writing. Some of the basics of grammar include:Verbs.These words are "doing words" because they conveyaction — "run", "catch", "sing" are all examples of verbs. In thesentence, "The cat sits on the mat", the verb is "sits" because"sitting" is what the cat is doing.Subjects.The "subject" of a sentence is the thing that doesthe verb; in other words, the thing that conducts the action. In thesentence, "The cat sits on the mat", the subject is "The cat" becausethe cat is doing the action of "sitting".Objects.The object is the thing that has the verb or actiondone to it. In the sentence, "The cat sits on the mat", the object is"the mat" because the mat is the thing that is having the verb beingdone to it — it is the thing being sat on.Active voice and passive voice. "Active voice" and "passivevoice" basically refers to the order in which you have placed thesubject,
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Spring
Professor
Proff.Carlos
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Passive voice, Active voice

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