This blog is for students taking English 140-189 at Athabasca University.
In Christmas time, I ring the door knocker with a wreath of holly.In Christmas time, the door knocker is ringed with a wreath of holly.
The next door neighbor is ringing the door bell.The door is being ringed by the next door neighbor.
YOSUA:Yes--but you have a preposition error;-)ZEINAB: Sentence 1 is good; the second one has a verb form error;-)
The door is being rung by the next door neighbor.
The chef rang the bell when the order was up. The waitress knew the order was ready by the ringing of the bell.
On Christmas time, I ring the door knocker with a wreath of holly.On Christmas time, the door knocker is ringed with a wreath of holly.
Alexey ENGL140Green hills ring round the city.My mother lives in the city that is ringed round with hills.
ZEINAB:That's better:-)JANE:Sentence 1 is good, but the other one is also the active voice;-)YOSUA:You've identified the problem, but that's still not the correct preposition;-)ALEXEY: The verbs are good , but in both sentences there is a word you need to omit;-)
Alexey ENGL140Green hills ring the city.My mother lives in the city that is ringed with hills.
ALEXEY: Yes--"around" is totally redundant in those sentences:-)
Steve gave the ring to Marie.Marie was given Steve's ring.
I heard a ringing in my ear after my niece screamed in fright.A ringing in my ear could be heard after my niece screamed in fright.
1# Tom is going to ring the bell on Christmas Day.2# The bell is going to be rung on Christmas Day by Tom.
GEORGE:You have used "ring" as a noun instead of as a verb:-(KENNETH: You need to use "ring" as a verb, not as a noun:-(PEGGY: Good sentences:-)
Cedric rang the bell.The bell was rung by Cedric.
GEORGE: Thank you:-)
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