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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:
  • We have been warned about the strong winds on the coast.
  • All of these have been absorbed into the mestiço population.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • What little money I had was stolen.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: PASSIVE_VOICE [7]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-18 22:33:07 +0200)