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Passive Voice Is Dangerous. These Examples Show Why.

It’s time to stop trying so hard to say nothing at all

“The suspect was seen running near the scene of the crime.” “The suspect was shot.” “Mistakes were made.”

Can we talk about the passive voice for a second?

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Adrienne Gibbs

Director, Creator Growth @Medium. Editor of ZORA and MOMENTUM. Writer. Mother. Proud recipient of an official Beyoncé shout out.