Active and Passive voice

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Active and Passive voice by Mind Map: Active and Passive voice

1. Active: [Many people] know Napa Valley for its excellent wines.

2. Passive: Napa Valley is known for its excellent wines.

3. The passive voice is used when we want to emphasize the action (the verb) and the object of a sentence rather than subject

4. Active voice In most English sentences with an action verb, the subject performs the action denoted by the verb.

5. Passive voice One can change the normal word order of many active sentences (those with a direct object) so that the subject is no longer active, but is, instead, being acted upon by the verb - or passive.

6. The hunter killed the lion.

7. The lion was killed by the hunter

8. Someone has cleaned the windows

9. The windows have been cleaned

10. Passive voice: Subject+Verb+Object

11. Active voice: Object+ Verb+Subject

12. Passive voice is used when the focus is on the action.

13. Active voice refers to a type of sentence or clause in which the subject performs or causes the action expressed by the verb.