Okay, I am really confused with when it's okay to use the passive voice and when it is not. Will someone kindly explain? I'd really appreciate it!!
Cooperative apartment houses have the peculiar distinction of being dwellings that must also operate as businesses.
(A) of being dwellings that must also operate as businesses
(B) of dwellings that must also operate like business
(C) that they are dwellings that must operate like business
(D) that, as dwellings, they must also operate like businesses
(E) to be a dwelling that must also operate as a business
But then in this question:
It may be another fifteen years before spacecraft from Earth again venture to Mars, a planet now known to be
cold, dry, and probably lifeless.
(A) again venture to Mars, a planet now known to be
(B) venture to Mars again, a planet now known for being
(C) will venture to Mars again, a planet now known as being
(D) venture again to Mars, a planet that is known now to be
(E) will again venture to Mars, a planet known now as being
I picked C. Don't we need an "s" after venture since spacecraft is singular?
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