Probably with oral histories (and some legends) about 5,500 years ago.
And you think it's ... ?
If you post more on this particular set of sentences, be sure to start a new post. I'll never find this one again!
Change the verbs to "congratulated" and "ran" (as in the original sentence), and this one will be correct. Now try the others.
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Read that linked webpage carefully. Do you understand what the arrows are indicating? They indicate the reversal of words, so that the "actors" become the subjects and the receivers of the action become the direct object. http://awwapp.com/s/5d/19/0c.html
You clearly haven't studied and understood the information in the linked webpage. When a sentence is in ACTIVE voice, the SUBJECT is doing the ACTION. So ask yourself these questions: Who did the congratulating? Who did the walking? Part of the "trick" to getting...
Read and study the information here: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/539/05/
was walked = passive were congratulated = passive You have not corrected them.
You're vet welcome. Active and passive voices are not easy to understand, I know. Just keep working on them!
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