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active or passive

Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2023 4:25 pm
by prasad
"the position of women in the society has changed greatly over the past 20 years"
1) is this sentence is in active or passive voice
2) shouldnt it be changed as "has been ",since the "the position of women"is the object which get changed

Re: active or passive

Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2023 12:51 am
by Alan
The verb 'change' here is intransitive. It is therefore active, and correct/natural as written.