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Leo Minor
Which one is right? the city's water storage in reservoirs and ponds will almost run out. or the city's water storage in reservoirs and ponds will almost be run out. ??
Feb 23, 2012 1:03 PM
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We cannot say "be run out". That would be passive voice, which requires a transitive verb. The verb "run out" is not transitive.
February 23, 2012
Leo Minor
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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English