117 - Past Passive Voice Past Grammar essential #117...

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Past Passive Voice Past Passive Voice Grammar essential #117
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Active/ Passive Voice definition Active/ Passive Voice definition A verb is said to be active voice when it expresses an action performed by its subject. A verb is said to be passive voice when the action it expresses is performed upon its subject.
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Active / Passive examples Active / Passive examples active voice The coach instructed the players. The subject performs the action. Passive voice The players were instructed by the coach. The subject receives the action.
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Passive or active? Passive or active? 1. The album was received unfavorably by the fans. 2. The student body elects its council reps. 3. Angelo’s courageous act averted a tragedy. 4. A bit part was played by the well-known actor. 5. Someone at the airport recognized the popular actor. 6. A volunteer usually leads the discussions. 7. That counting game is played by more than one person. 8.
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course SPAN 103 taught by Professor Dr.lopez during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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