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What is the passive voice? Part 1 of 2

What is the passive voice? Part 1 of 2

The passive voice is in some ways the boogeyman of writing because it is widely misunderstood. You’ve probably heard that the passive voice is grammatically wrong (it’s not) or that it is akin to weak writing (it usually isn’t). So what is the passive voice? I’m here to clear the air. I have a lot to say, so I’m breaking my discussion into two parts. In this first part, I’ll describe what the passive voice is and how to identify it.

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Difference between “that” and “which”

Difference between that and which

Writers regularly confuse that and which. Often, they use them interchangeably. In fact, that and which are different words with different functions. Knowing the difference between that and which can make your writing more clear and more specific.

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