例：Verb to be: The quarterback's wretched performance was a disgrace to his team.
Action verb: The quarterback's wretched performance humiliated his team.
例：Verb to be: the use of leaf blowers before 8 am is a violation of local noise abatement laws.
Action verb: the use of leaf blowers before 8 am violates local noise abatement laws.
例: Verb to be: Jamie was happy to be part of the all-star soccer team.
Action verb: Being a part of the all-star soccer team thrilled Jamie.
4)主动语态 Passive Voice:
例: The main idea for my essay was stated as the first sentence in the first paragraph.
Active Voice: I stated the main idea of my essay in the first sentence in the first paragraph.
Passive voice: money for the new recreation building was raised quickly
Active voice: the recreation committee quickly raised money for the new building.