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Autor:  Cuca
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Data:  20/SET/2020 12:45 AM
Assunto:  Passive
 
Mensagem:  Hello. I'm studying english by myself with the book 'Practical English Usage'. 
The author says that possessive nouns or pronouns cannot become passive subjects, but in the same book I saw the phrase: 'Her sister was given the car'. This phrase sounded a little strange for me and I think it contradicts the previous statement. 
Can someone explain to me if there is any contradiction?  Does the phrase 'Her sister was given the car' sound correct?


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 Passive   –  Cuca  20/SET/2020, 12:45 AM

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