Active and Passive Voice - Bill was supposed to meet us at...

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Exercise 4: Active/Passive Voice Convert any passive voice verbs to the active voice. 1. In 1988, a contract was signed by ABC Ltd. Revised: In 1988, ABC Ltd. signed a contract. 2. The report will be read by the directors, and it will be sent by them to the president for action. Revised: The directors will read the report, and they will send it to the president for action. 3. Leave the door open when you go . Leave the door open when you go. (The verb is active.) 4. Mary signed the contract, and it was witnessed by Bill. Revised: Mary signed the contract, and Bill witnessed it. 5. Harvey Smith was arrested yesterday. Harvey Smith was arrested yesterday. (The “doer” isn’t important.) 6. Bill was supposed to meet us at this hotel.
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Unformatted text preview: Bill was supposed to meet us at this hotel. (The verb is active.) 7. My rsum is submitted with this letter. Revised: I am submitting my rsum with this letter. 8. People were nice to me when I worked at the bookstore. People were nice to me when I worked at the bookstore. (The verb is active.) 9. When I worked at the hospital, overtime was paid to some employees. Revised: When I worked at the hospital, some employees earned overtime. 10. I had been working for five days when the solution was found by someone in our department. Revised: I had been working for five days when someone in our department found the solution....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course COMM 2290 taught by Professor All during the Spring '11 term at Saint Mary's University Texas.

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