Passive Voice. Braaaaaainns.

We get a lot of questions about passive voice here in the LPDC. What is it? How do I avoid it? Well, allow me to introduce my favorite test:

Even if the whole zombie thing is getting¬†stale for you, I think this is a pretty fun way to test out whether you’re slipping into passive voice.

So:

“The halloween candy was eaten [by zombies].” = passive

“Zombies ate [by zombies] the halloween candy.” = not passive

[via Grammarly]

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