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I think that 2 and 5 are both correct.

2

2

1,2,4,5

2 and 5 are correct.

1. The amount of rainfall increased last month.
2. An increase in rainfall was seen last month.
3. The UK experienced an increase in rainfall.
4. Rainfall reduced this year.
5. Income tax has been reduced this year.

2

either 3 or 5 are correct.

Number 2 & 5 are correct

2

2&5

Number 2 and 5 are right.

only 2 correct

2 AND 5

2 or 5

2

Dear Simon
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My answer: 2 and 5 are correct

2 and 5 are the passive used correctly because things such as an increase, income tax are not active in action whereas they could be in an active form.

1. The amount of rainfall increased last month.
2. An increase in rainfall was seen last month.
3. The UK experienced an increase in rainfall.
4. Rainfall has reduced this year.
5. Income tax has been reduced this year.

5

Both 2 and 5 are correct.

I think only 5th is the correct sentence.

Income tax has been reduced (by government officials) this year.

Among five given sentences,right use of passive form has been seen in 2 and 5.

I think the correct passive form is used only on question 5.

I think the answer is:
2. An increase in rainfall was seen last month.
4.Rainfall has been reduced this year.
5.Income tax has been reduced this year.

2 & 5 are correct

Correct the mistakes
3 An increase number of rainfall was experienced by the UK.
5 Thé income tax has been reduced / cutted by government this year

1 and 2 are correct

4 Thé average of rainfall has been reduced by reporter reported this year.

2.3.5

4 Rainfall will reduce this year ( active voice ,future tense )
Rainfall will be reduced this year.(passive voice)

2 and 5

1) The amount of rainfall increased last month.
2) An increase in rainfall was seen last month.
3) The UK experienced an increase in rainfall.
4) Rainfall has reduced this year.
5) Income tax has been reduced this year.

It seems to me that both 2 and 5 are fine.

I think 2 and 5 are the correct ones.
1.The amount of rainfall (has) increased last month.
3.The UK experienced an increase in rainfall.
4.Rainfall has reduced this year.

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

2 and 5 are correct.

The others should be:

1. The amount of rainfall INCREASED last month.


3. The UK EXPERIENCED an increase in rainfall.


4. Rainfall HAS DECREASED / HAS REDUCED this year.
(I prefer 'decreased' because I normally use 'reduce' when someone is responsible for the reduction).

OR: There has been less rainfall this year.

NOTE:

We use 'is reduced' when someone is responsible for the reduction. So, 'taxes are reduced by a government' is correct, but 'rainfall is reduced' is impossible.

hi simon
thanks for key notes...

2 is the answer

5

1. increased without was
2. true
3. experienced without was
4. should be reducing
5. true

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