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Passives in Headlines and Notices Headlines. Newspaper Headlines Are Short and Crisp. They Often Use the Passive as It May Not Be Necessary to Focus on the Doer. - English - Communicative

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Passives in Headlines and Notices
Headlines.
Newspaper headlines are short and crisp. They often use the passive as it may
not be necessary to focus on the doer.

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Expand the following headlines using passives as shown.
a) Oscar award for A.R. Rahman's Jai Ho
A.R. Rahman was awarded the Oscar for his song Jai Ho in the movie Slumdog
Millionaire.

(b) Son of business tycoon kidnapped
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(c) Explosive found near Regal Cinema
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Solution

a) Oscar award for A.R. Rahman's Jai Ho
A.R. Rahman was awarded the Oscar for his song Jai Ho in the movie Slumdog
Millionaire.

(b) Son of business tycoon kidnapped
A son of a business tycoon was kidnapped while returning home from school by carborne kidnappers at noon.

(c) Explosive found near Regal Cinema
An explosive was found near Regal Cinema by the sweeper. The police reached the spot in no time.

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CBSE Class 9 English Communicative - Workbook Interact in English
Chapter 6.1 The Passive
Exercise | Q 5 | Page 77
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