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@Tony C posted:

Is the verb "Drown" an intransitive verb?

For example: You can drown if you don't have a float. You don't say you can be drowned if you don't have a float.

Am I right? And therefore the verb drown can never be passivized.

It can be used transitively and also passivised as in, for example:

He immediately drowned four of the dogs.

Four of the dogs were immediately drowned.

Last edited by billj

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