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Rule "Passive voice"

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Description: Passive voice
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool
Message: The text seems to be passive voice. To make the text clearer and easier to read, you can often use the active voice.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/what-is-passive-voice/
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He insisted that red should be used by the designers.
  • She suggests the designers might not always be considered the experts (by the managers), and that other people have much to offer.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He insisted that the designers should use red.
  • If he insists that red be used, then use red.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: PASSIVE_VOICE [4]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-23 22:33:06 +0200)