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157. The Passive Voice denotes that the subject receives the action of the verb.

Πολύστρατος . . . συνελήφθη”, ANDOC.1.13; Polystratos was arrested. τῆς πόλεως . . . κόσμος . . . συνταράττεται”, DEM.25.19: The constitution of the state is disturbed.ἐτέθυτο τὰ ἱερά”, ANTIPHON, 1.17. “ἀπεφέρετο ἐκ τοῦ δεσμωτηρίου τεθνεώς,LYS.12.18.λέγεται”, DEM.24.212; It is said.διδάσκεται ἄνθρωπος”, PLATO , Meno, 87 C, which is actively expressed by “ἄνθρωπος μανθάνει”, PLATO, Soph. 262C.

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