Everybody drinks water.
Water is drunk by everybody.
Voice is agrammatical categorythat applies to verbs. Voice in English expresses the relationship of the subject to the action. Voice has two values:
Theactive voiceis the "normal" voice - the one that we use most of the time. In the active voice, theobjectreceives the action of the verb:
Thepassive voiceis less common. In the passive voice, thesubjectreceives the action of the verb:
|Mice||are eaten||by cats.|
See how theobjectof the active verb becomes thesubjectof the passive verb:
|passive||Water||is drunk||by everybody.|