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In formal grammar it is wrong to put prepositions at the end of sentences.  In colloquial speech we do it all the time, and so by common usage thishas been practiced  for such a long period of time that it often sounds weird to put the preposition where it belongs.     Therefore,...

Lisa A. gave a succinct and accurate assessment.  I just want to emphasize that it depends on the type of writing you are doing as to whether you use active or passive.   

The main reason that people have questioned whether William Shakespeare wrote his own plays has to do with his education.  He was not a university man and most of the plays of the day were written by university men.  His education went through the age of 12 (traditionally), but there...