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Passive and Active Voice
Terms in this set (20)
The dog bit the boy.
Scientists have conducted experiments to test the hypothesis.
Hundreds of tourists are visiting the statue every year.
My books were stolen by someone yesterday
Coffee is raised in many parts of Hawaii.
A very strong firefighter was carrying a woman downstairs.
The streets were blocked by the police.
The police blocked the street.
My car is being fixed by a knowledgeable mechanic.
Our government has exported a great deal of oil.
Subject PERFORMS the action of the verb.
George wrote the play.
The play was written by George.
When the subject is acted on by the action of the verb.
She was sad because of her boyfriend.
I passed my math test.
The tree was hit by the car.
The car hit the tree.
How do you change the PASSIVE voice to AcTIVE?
Allow the SUBJECT to PERFORM the action. (Hint-this usually means moving the subject to the beginning of the sentence.
How do you change ACTIVE voice to PASSIVE?
Change the SUBJECT to be the OBJECT of the VERB.
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