May 30, 2018
The person or thing carrying out the action expressed by the verb, is the subject - so ...
Sally opened the letter.
The letter was opened by Sally.
The door was opened.The words am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been often means the passive voice is being used.Passive voice makes your writing sound more formal, less natural and less direct – that's why it's best avoided when youre writing conversational style copy.
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