Definition: The Agent is the person or entity that performs the action described by a Verb. It is most commonly used in the Passive when the agent is used with ’by’.

We can also say that an Agent is the person or the entity that causes or initializes an event. In the following examples, we will learn to find an agent in a sentence.

  • The cake is eaten by Maria
    The cake is the subject, and Maria is the agent.

  • The car is driven by Jose
    In this case, the car is the subject, and Jose is the agent.

  • The Piano is played by Abel
    In this case, The Piano is the subject, and Abel is the agent.

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