Writing & Grammar: The Power of Passive Voice
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MARCH 21, 2012
by Jennie Ruby As writers, we know we are not supposed to use the passive voice. Nearly every writers' guide tells us to prefer the active voice. This week's challenge: Rewrite the following entirely passive paragraph using mostly active voice. It is sometimes desirable to convert user-defined missing values to nulls. Sometimes, you should convert user-defined missing values to nulls.