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Active and Passive Voice Exercise. The task will be finished before the evening. Active Voice , Who will have received him at the station?
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Hello readers, in this lesson of English Grammar, we will be going learn What is Active and Passive Voice in English grammar, then we jump to the conversion of active to passive and passive to active with suitable examples, so let's begin the discussion. To download the lesson in PDF format, please find the downloadable link attached below in the article. In which case, the subject is the action doer or the agent, whereas the object is the recipient of the action. Common voice distinction in the various languages ranges from active, to the middle, to passive voices. In some languages such as the Latin, the distinctions are made by inflexion, while in the English language the distinctions are made by syntactic variations. Every written sentence in English, on the very least, contains a subject and an action.
Read the following sentences. Decide if the underlined verb is active (A) or passive (P). The actress received an Oscar. A. The actress was given.
So, in this example, the subject is 'I', the verb is 'drank' and the object is 'two cups of coffee'. But, we don't always need to make sentences this way. We might want to put the object first, or perhaps we don't want to say who did something. This can happen for lots of reasons see the explanation further down the page. In this case, we can use a passive, which puts the object first: Two cups of coffee were drunk we can add 'by me' if we want, but it isn't necessary.