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Unformatted text preview: cannot be passive) The accident happened a week ago. * My mother bore me in 1981. (The active form is hardly ever used.) I was born in 1981. * The College of San Mateo locates on a hilltop. (The verb has a different meaning in active and passive forms.) The College of San Mateo is located on a hilltop. (exists) The Board of Regents will locate the new college on a hilltop. (to situate / to build) NEVER PASSIVE!!! MENTAL STATES EMOTIONAL STATES STATES OF POSSESSION SENSE PERCEPTIONS OTHER STATES know / think / believe love (can be passive) have taste seem / appear / look want / need / desire like (can be passive) belong smell resemble / look like feel / suppose / imagine appreciate (can be passive) own hear cost / owe / weigh / equal understand / recognize prefer (can be passive) possess see be / exist / matter forget / remember fear (can be passive) smell consist of / contain / include...
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