Answered By: Writing Center
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015     Views: 1

Readers prefer active voice sentences, and one should try to use the active voice while writing to communicate the message most effectively. Active voice clearly identifies the action and who is performing that action.
Because it is more direct, most writers prefer to use the active voice whenever possible.
There are a few situations where using passive voice can be appropriate which are discussed in the following question:

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