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Active vs Passive Verbs June 30, 2009

Filed under: Estrategias de Escritura,Inglés Gramática — profesoraingles @ 12:02 pm
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A verb is active when its subject performs the action.

We will publish a catalogue illustrating various land races.

A verb is passive when its subject suffers the action.

A catalogue illustrating various land races will be published.

Passive verbs are always constructed from a finite part of the verb to be and a past participle (ending in -ed, -en, -t or irregularly). They are extremely common. Here are just a few.

 

2 Responses to “Active vs Passive Verbs”

  1. Belen Says:

    gracias!

  2. Belen Says:

    me re sirvio


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