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Passive want to

Post by HfdzAl » Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:27 am

Which is the best way to express passive voice in ingles with the construction want to?

It is wanted to + infinitive
It is wanted to be +past participle

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Re: Passive want to

Post by Alan » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:28 am

Both are theoretically possible, but unnatural.

"You are required to (be/do)" is more idiomatic.

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