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ryanmacklin.com/2012/05/passive-voice-words

May 18, 2012 ... (Edit: Yes, it's been commented that there's more to passive voice than your verb. We should all know that. There is still merit in highlighting ...

www.msvu.ca/en/home/studentservices/academicadvisingsupport/writingcentre/handouts/activevspassivevoice/default.aspx

In a passive sentence, the subject of the sentence is placed after the verb in the ... In scientific papers, for example, a writer might use passive voice to highlight ...

www.english-grammar-revolution.com/passive-voice.html

You want to highlight the receiver of the action rather than the doer of the action. Steven Pinker says, "The passive is the better construction when the done-to is ...

www.grammar-monster.com/glossary/passive_voice.htm

See the definition of Passive Voice in Grammar Monster's list of grammar terms and ... Compare these examples of the passive voice and active voice (verbs in the ... Grammar checkers will often highlight passive sentences like they're errors.

unilearning.uow.edu.au/academic/3avi.html

The passive voice is thus extremely useful in academic writing because it allows writers to highlight the most important participants or events within sentences by ...

smallbusiness.chron.com/use-microsoft-word-passive-verb-forms-75444.html

You can use Microsoft Word features to find passive verbs, and even entire passive sentences, while you compose your documents. Configure the Word ...

www.hemingwayapp.com

If you see a red highlight, your sentence is so dense and complicated that your readers will get ... Phrases in green have been marked to show passive voice.

english.stackexchange.com/questions/32311/is-using-passive-voice-bad-form

Edit: If it is ok to use passive voice, then why does MS-Word complain? ... Despite the admonitions of grammar checkers, the passive construction has a legitimate function. ..... Highlight max absolute value in a row of data.

floridawriters.wordpress.com/2010/01/12/highlighting-passive-voice-in-word-2007

Jan 12, 2010 ... Ideally, you should be able to click the passive voice percentage on the readability statistics and highlight every sentence Word identifies as ...

www.writerstechnology.com/2008/08/word-passive-voice-highlighting-revisited-now-for-word-2003

Aug 12, 2008 ... Last week, I explained how to highlight uses of the passive voice in your writing, using Word 2007. Here's how to do the same thing in Word ...