Active vs. Passive Voice. Active vs. Passive Voice. A sentence is written in the active voice when: The subject of the sentence performs the action. The person/thing performing the action is named before the verb. EXAMPLE: My grandfather took me to my first horse show.
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My grandfather took me to my first horse show.
NOT: I was taken to my first horse show by my grandfather.
My mother taught me to fish almost before I learned to walk.
I was taught to fish by my mother almost before I was taught to walk.
Present Perfect tense:
Past Perfect tense:
Future Perfect tense:
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