Active Voice and Passive Voice, Definition and Example Sentences

Active Voice and Passive Voice, Definition and Example Sentences

Active Voice and Passive Voice, Definition and Example Sentences, Difference and Using


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Active Voice

  • When we describe the situations and actions we will tell from the perspective of the person or object that acts, it is often correct to use active voice verbs.
  • The most important features of active voice sentences are that they reflect a clearer, harder and stronger meaning to the reader.

Example Sentences

  • I love reading books. Would you like to offer me some books?
  • Is that so? I love reading books too. There are a few books I’d like to offer you. Have you read Da Vinci’s Code before?
  • No, I’ve never heard of this book. Reading this book might be a good idea.
  • Exactly! I’d like to buy this book as a gift.
  • Thank you so much!



Passive Voice

  • Passive Voice is used in sentences in which the object affected by the action or situation becomes the subject.
  • Passive Voice is used in sentences in which the object affected by the action or situation becomes the subject.

Example Sentences

  • All the students in the class love Smith. (Active)
  • Mr. Smith is loved by all the students in the class. (Passive)

 

  • Women love chocolate. (Active)
  • Chocolate is a dessert loved by women. (Passive)

 

  • People use the Internet to learn and share new information. (Active)
  • The Internet is used by people to learn and share new information. (Passive)

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