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How do u express active and passive voice?

What is active and passive voice in grammar and when we use it.
What is mean deference of these two grammatical word.
How can we use it and in which sentences we can and can't use it.

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Base language: English
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    Active voice is the grammatical construction used where a subject does the action designated by the verb. In other words, this is the most common, straight-forward way of structuring a sentence in English. For example: The cat ate the mouse (The cat = subject, ate = verb, the mouse = object. The cat did the eating, therefore this is active voice).

    The passive voice is the grammatical construction used where the object of the active sentence (the mouse) appears as the subject. For example: The mouse was eaten by the cat. This is usually used to emphasise the object. Someone may ask "What was eaten by the cat?" and you could then emphasise that it was the mouse by saying "The mouse was eaten by the cat".

    Take a look at this link, it should explain all you need to know about passive voice: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_passive_voice

    Active voice: The batter hit the ball.
    Passive voice: The ball was hit.
    Notice that in the active voice the subject performs the action.
    In the passive voice, the action is performed on the subject.
    This is the real difference between the two.
    You can only use the passive voice with the verb is transitive. Try to make a passive out of a man sitting down. He can sit "on a chair" but now we have introduced a prepositional phrase. The paper was written. The song was sung. This are transitive verbs used in the passive voice.

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