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Active vs. Passive Voice

Let’s put what you’ve learned into practice with a quick exercise. Below are five sentences written in one type of voice. Identify whether each sentence is in the active or passive voice. Then, rewrite the sentences in the opposite voice.

This exercise should help you make sense of the difference between active and passive voice and train your mind to recognize and use them correctly in your writing. Keep coming back to it as a reference.