Passive voice?


how can i fix this sentence?

See example:

Both of these are harmful if they are sprayed onto a fruit or vegetable and eaten before the recommended delay period.
asked Jun 26 '13 at 20:37 Laddie Sahota New member

1 answer


Passive voice happens when receipient of an action is the subject rather than the object of the sentence. 


Let's try the following active (clarified) wording:


Both of these chemicals are harmful when sprayed on fruits or vegetables and eaten before the recommended delay period. 

link comment answered Jun 27 '13 at 13:27 Kimberly Expert

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