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Saturday, September 22, 2007

THE PASSIVE, Sept. 22nd

Change an active voice sentence to the passive voice, or change a passive voice sentence to the active voice.

Someone could have told us about the cancellation.

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Satvinder said...

Someone should have told us about the cancellation.

Dave said...

We could have been told about the cancellation.

Veronica Baig said...

Satvinder: That is still an active sentence.
Dave: Yes, but why did you change the modal verb?

Satvinder said...

The cancellation could have been told by someone.

Veronica Baig said...

Satvinder: Your subject is a problem here--what could the cancellation have been told?