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Why MS Word hates passive voice? I keep getting grammer errors when I construct a passive voice statement. Any sensible english language reason that prevents passive voice?
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Sense and MS used in the same sentence can usually trigger errors.
 
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Because the passive voice sounds weak and accepted English writing practice says not to use it.
 
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I believe that if you go to Tools--> Options--> Spelling & Grammar, you can either change writing style to "casual", or hit "Settings" to customize!
[ February 14, 2003: Message edited by: Elaine Micheals ]
 
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