PASSIVE Sentence, Example and UsageExamples and usage of PASSIVE in prose and poetry
Usage of "PASSIVE": Examples from famous English Poetry
To better understand the meaning of PASSIVE, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word PASSIVE
"She really was both innocent and corrupt, but a sweet and passive woman"- The word/phrase 'passive' was used by 'Leo Tolstoy' in 'Anna karenina'.
"Fatigue would make him passive"- 'George Eliot' has used the passive in the novel Middlemarch.
Usage of "PASSIVE" in sentences
"And drink; and ah! the passive lip i kiss'd"
- This term passive was used by Edward Fitzgerald in the Poem The rubáiyát of omar khayyám.
"Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"
"Aggravated by passive resistance"
"Her approach was the opposite of a passive front-porch campaign"