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Active Voice and Passive Voice

Active voice and passive voice are grammatical structures used in sentence construction. They describe the relationship between the subject, verb, and object of a sentence.

Active Voice

In active voice, the subject of a sentence performs the action stated by the verb. It emphasizes the doer of the action and creates a more direct and concise sentence.

Example Sentences:

  1. The cat chased the mouse.
  2. Rachel baked a delicious cake for the party.
  3. John plays the guitar beautifully.

Passive Voice

In passive voice, the subject of a sentence is acted upon by the verb. It emphasizes the receiver of the action rather than the doer. Passive voice is used when the focus is shifted to what is being done or when the doer is unknown or less important.

Example Sentences:

  1. The mouse was chased by the cat.
  2. A delicious cake was baked by Rachel for the party.
  3. The guitar is played beautifully by John.

Using active voice generally leads to more concise and effective writing. However, passive voice can be useful in specific situations or when trying to vary sentence structure.

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