Re: "via" - why often verboten ?

Subject: Re: "via" - why often verboten ?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2017 17:19:15 -0700

Uh, sorry, without those it's not *passive* voice.

On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 4:07 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:
> A phrase in active voice has to have a form of "to be" and a past
> participle. There's more to it, but without those, it's not active
> voice.
>
> Garner's "Modern American Usage" has good explanations for things like that.
>
> On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 2:19 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
>> ... Active voice is when the subject performs the action denoted by the verb.
>> If the view is being shared, then, as I understand it, the action is sharing
>> and the subject is a view. So, your example would be active voice. ...
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RE: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Wright, Lynne
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: sharipunyon
RE: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Wright, Lynne
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Lauren
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Lauren
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Lauren
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Lauren
Re: "via" - why often verboten ?: From: Robert Lauriston

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