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   Was Taken                                           Sriracha Tiger Zoo
   Passive Voice                                       Tidbit

   Passive voice is used when the focus is on          The Sriracha Tiger Zoo is a zoo in Pattaya,
   the action. It is not important or not known        a city of Thailand. The zoo claims a population
   who or what is performing the action. In            of 200 tigers and around 10,000 crocodiles,
   this case, it is only important to know that        the largest population in the world. The zoo
   the baby hippo ‘was taken’ rather than to           has faced severe criticism due to its offering
   know who took the baby hippo, that is who           of circus and carnival-like shows, exhibits, and
   performed the action.                               interactions.

   Breeding                                            Papillon Dog
   Double meaning                                      Origin

   The word “breed” in English can be either           The word ‘Papillon’ is the French word for
   a verb or a noun. In this article, the word is      butterfly. The dog’s ears are very large and
   used in the verb form by describing “breeding       therefore resemble butterflies. The Papillon
   programs,” programs for reproducing tigers.         dog is also called the Continental Toy Spaniel,
                                                       a breed of dog of the Spaniel type.




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