The active voice can be found in a sentence in which the subject of the main verb performs the acting is in the active voice.
Experts also say that the verb is in the active voice.
This is the way in which an "ordinary" or “simple” sentence is structure in both English and Spanish. The active voice is in contrast the passive voice, in which the noun or object performing the action of the verb is stated indirectly, if at all.
Examples in Spanish:
Definition of Voice: Voice is a grammatical term which indicates the relationship between a subject, verb and the object.
The active voice is the voice that we use most of the time. In the active voice the object receives the action of the verb.
Structure of Active voice:
El Léon (subject) is the noun that is performing the action come (verb), carne (object) receives the action.
Francisco arroja la pelota fuera del campo.
El perro mordió al anciano.
Colon_ descubrió América.
In the passive voice the subject receives the action of the verb.
Structure of Passive voice:
|La carne||es comida||por el léon|
The object (Carne) of the active verb becomes the subject (léon) of the passive verb (come).
La pelota fue tirada por Francisco.
El anciano fue mordido por el perro.
América fue descubierta por Colon.