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I am used to writing feedback is welcome. Is that correct, or should I write feedback is welcomed? Why?

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They are both correct, but the sense is a little different. In the first one 'welcome' is being used as an adjective. The second one is a passive construction--'feedback is welcomed (by us)'. Even though they mean basically the same thing, I like the first one better. The active voice is simpler and sounds stronger.

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protected by RegDwigнt Mar 22 '13 at 21:30

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