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by larspergou
September 13th, 2010, 8:04 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Friday 9/10/10
Replies: 33
Views: 29463

Re: Page Critique Friday 9/10/10

Passive voice is an issue here (particularly with the first line). The first line isn't passive. "Were standing" is past progressive tense. It means the action is in progress, and it's a perfectly legitimate tense to use. This is a good analysis of tense and active and passive forms: http://www.eng...
by larspergou
September 13th, 2010, 8:01 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Friday 9/10/10
Replies: 33
Views: 29463

Re: Page Critique Friday 9/10/10

Past continuous is correct. There is much misunderstanding of what constitutes passive voice.