Correct Way to Say

Correct Way to Say

by Gisella
(Sydney)

What is the grammatically correct way to say the following sentence:
"Has shipper contacted you yet?"
OR
"Have you been contacted by shipper?"

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Feb 12, 2011
Answer
by: Ola Zur

Hi Gisella,

Both sentences are correct with a small change:
"Has the shipper contacted you yet?"
"Have you been contacted by the shipper?"

These two sentences are two different ways of expressing the same thing.

The first sentence is ACTIVE, and the second sentence is PASSIVE.

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