Spokane is the economic and cultural center of the Spokane metropolitan area , the Spokane—Coeur d'Alene combined statistical area , and the Inland Northwest. It is known as the birthplace of Father's Day , and its official nickname is the "Lilac City". A pink double flower cultivar of the common lilac , known as Syringa vulgaris 'Spokane', is named for the city. According to the Census , Spokane had a population of ,, making it the second-largest city in Washington , and the th-largest city in the United States.
The passive voice with different tenses The passive voice is made with the auxiliary verb to be and the past participle. The auxiliary verb shows the tense. The rubbish is collected every day. Read more. Contents Passive voice - general passive - report structures have sthg done. Passive or active? Gapped questions exercise B1-B2.