Questions tagged [active-voice]

a voice of verbs used to indicate that the subject of a sentence is performing the action or causing the event or process described by the verb, as 'kicked' in "the boy kicked the football"

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How to covert “My belief was shattered by the same rock called reality” to active voice?

The Hemingway editor asks me convert all passive voices to active voices. Is it recommended to do that 1. in all cases 2. in this case Why is it stressed that we use active voice?
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“with” + number/somebody + gerund

In IELTS writing tasks, I often come across examples like these: For part-time work the opposite is true, with women earning an average of $5 per hour. and Canada is the reverse of the world ...
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How would you make this sentence active?

A grammar checker is saying this sentence is passive: When building a house, for example, you use a symbol for a door instead of drawing a detailed picture of the exact door you want, knowing details ...
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Active vs passive voice

I am always in confuse with news heading and paragraph content. Here in this image the heading sentence seems in active voice and in paragraph it is in passive voice, the result is like the actor has ...
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Please indicate to me which of the following is/are correct

Which one is correct? The water level in the well is high enough to reach. The water level in the well is high enough to be reached. I have searched on internet but couldn't find the answer.
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Changed / is changed?

I have already searched some questions such as "has changed" or "had changed" or "was changed"? "Has been changed" or "has changed"? But I am still ...
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Active version of “occur to”

They don't know what they don't know and never *occur that there's more to know. What is a better fit for "occur," here used actively, here? Passively, it is: They don't know what they don't know ...
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Which one is correct “XYZ movie has released this week.” or “XYZ movie has been release this week”?

i am confused between "has been released" and "has released". I don't know which one I should use. Here is the example:- "XYZ movie has released this week." "XYZ movie has been released this week." ...
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Passive voice of “He won the race”

I came up with two versions: The race was won by him. He was the winner of the race. Are these both correct? Is there any difference?
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Active or passive voice - which to use?

In my software, if for some reason the installation fails, I want to display a message. Which of these is correct? Some problem occurred. The installation cannot proceed. Some problem ...
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Active perfect infinitive

I was happy to have finished everything early I was watching a video on active and passive infinitive and this example was in the video. I don't understand why the present perfect is used "to ...
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Active or passive

The blocks are well fitted. Is it Active or passive sentence? It seems active but I am not sure whether the verb fitted is tranistive or not
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Are these sentences considered passive or active?

"The business is concerned about the trade war." "The trade war is concerning to the business." Are either of these sentences active or passive? I know in sentences like "He is " Or "The business ...