Posted by Sofia on .
What is meant by passive voice? explain it with best examples.
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First of all, active voice has a subject which is usually a person.
Bill threw the ball.
The passive voice does not have a person involved
The ball was thrown. (You do not know by WHOM.)
P.S. Here is a good explanation with examples:
a story based on historical figures or events that have been handed down(King Arthur,Robin Hood)
Active: I jumped over the fence.
Passive: The fence was jumped over by me.
Is the subject actively influencing the object or is the object being passively acted on by the subject?