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Try to simplify or omit words that end with “…ed.”

If “…ed” indicates passive voice, put the sentence into active voice (siehe Use the active voice).

Nein:

Users who are located in France ….

Ja:

Users in France ….

Nein:

A study that was conducted by our company shows that ….

Ja:

A study by our company shows that ….

Nein:

centralized control

Ja:

central control

Nein:

improved results

Ja:

better results

 

Use the active voice

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