Grammar Demons, Take That (Part 15)

Aah, passive voice. Another thing that needs to be used sparingly, and often to great effect when used in a limited way and in right context.

Although passive voice usage has not been my Achilles Heel, but still I spot overuses now-and-then in my writing. The first grammar check I run on my drafts is the passive voice checker. That’s when the final segment of this chart, listing the usage recommendation, comes in handy.


Do you have any favorite grammar battle? Do share. As always, if you have a favorite infographic or tips to share, please feel free to comment.

Source: Passive and non-agressive from Grammar.net.

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