Re: Passive activity, voice-wise

Subject: Re: Passive activity, voice-wise
From: Stephen Victor <svictor -at- LGC -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 1996 08:40:26 -0600

loryn wrote:

> Entirely in active voice?

> "Experimental evidence *has demonstrated* ...."

> Loryn Jenkins
> CONTRACT TECHNICAL WRITER
> TEKRITE LIMITED

Your point being...? The sentence you quoted is, in fact, in active
voice. If the sentence were in passive voice, it would read something
like "It has been demonstrated by experimental evidence...." See the
difference? If you're going to argue points of grammar, I'd suggest you
learn your grammar first.

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