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Active and Passive Voices

The voice of a verb represents the relationship between the action being described by it on the one hand and the subject and the object on the other.

Active Voice

Subject (doer of the action) + Verb (action) + Object (receiver of the action)

If the subject is the doer of the action (i.e., the subject is active), then the verb is in the active voice. This voice is used when the doer of the action is to be emphasised.

For example:

Pankaj found the treasure.

Here, ‘Pankaj’ is the subject, while ‘the t…

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