The passive voice is a grammatical construction (a "voice") in which the subject of a sentence or clause denotes the recipient of the action (the patient) rather than the performer (the agent).

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A “list of Things I've done” including passives? How to explain how this is wrong?

Proofreading a website, it had a "List of Things I've Done" that went something like this: Danced in the moonlight Had a gun pointed at me Ate Lutefisk ...etc. The one that bothered me was the ...
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“Apply” and the passive voice

I have a sentence like this. I applied this method to the problem. I want "the problem" to be the subject of the sentence. If "this method" were the subject, this might be very easy. This ...
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Changing passive voice to active voice or vice versa

Bingo is played in Britain. Lots of houses were destroyed. French is spoken in Nigeria. The bus driver was hurt.
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Can a past participle phrase be passive voice?

The man, although shown to be innocent, was persecuted. Would the participle "shown" in the sentence above constitute as passive voice? I thought that since the participle was in a participle ...