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Is the following sentence written in the Active Voice?

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The bill was passed by the legislature.

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    No. It is passive voice. The subject of the sentence (the bill) does not take the action indicated (to pass). The action is performed by the legislature (the object of a prepositional phrase).

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    Try...

    The legislature passed the bill.

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    Yes, that is in the active voice. The action goes from the subject to the object. Legislature -> Bill

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    I repeat: The original post by Mandi was passive voice. Manny's example was active voice.

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