Regarding Voice

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Regarding Voice

Post by mahbubp » Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:54 am

Dear Alan

I think the following sentence is a passive voice

There was a nice lady named Purbasha.

If I transform it as a passive in Present tense then it will be "There is a nice lady named Purbasha

Am I Correct?

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Re: Regarding Voice

Post by Alan » Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:34 am

Yes, the phrase 'named Purbasha' is passive, and your transformation is correct.