Challenge to active-verb advocates

Subject: Challenge to active-verb advocates
From: DLE -at- ALPHA -dot- SUNQUEST -dot- COM
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 1996 09:32:34 -0700

Enough of the easy rewrites. Can you recast the following sentence in
active voice and improve it?

(clock starts ticking)

"The leaves on the sidewalk were kicked and scattered by passing
feet."

This sentence constitutes the sole member of my "Passive Verb Defense Arsenal." Can you suggest any other candidates?


Previous by Author: Re: $ per word - quantifying TW New Slant
Next by Author: Re: Challenge to active-verb advocates
Previous by Thread: job listings for COREComm
Next by Thread: Re: Challenge to active-verb advocates


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads