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Old 08 October 2014, 01:35 AM
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Even using passive voice to obscure guilt is useful and not inherently bad or deceptive. For example, if I'm working with someone who made a mistake, and I need to refer to it, but don't want to seem to be calling them out, I might use passive voice.
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