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Which of the following sentences are considered as a description of the terms "active voice" and "passive voice"?

"Sentences written in the active voice are often less wordy and more direct than those written in the passive voice."

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"A verb in the active voice expresses an action done by its subject. A verb in the passive voice expresses an action done by to its subject."

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    The second description is correct.

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