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Hi

Which sentence has an ergative verb and which is in the middle voice?

Molly broke the china.

The china broke.

China breaks easily.
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Sorry - I come across your fine website every so often, when I'm fighting with some particular idiosyncratic bit of grammar. I hadn't realised just how time flies. I suppose the inhuman aspect of the Internet is the price we pay for scope, depth and convenience.
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