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A question about using が

KyonNeko

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Hello,
I wanted to write in Japanese the sentence "The game was released".
So because the word "released" is a verb I used the を particle. ゲームを出ました
But then I found out I should've written が instead. ゲームが出ました
Same thing with the sentence 人生を変わりました (Life has changed).

So I wanted to ask in which conditions I should use が and not を before a verb?
Is it because I've used an intransitive verb?
 

Mike Cash

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Hint: "was released" is a passive verb.

Yes, in Japanese it is crucial to be aware of when one is using a transitive verb or an intransitive verb. It is similarly crucial to be aware of when something is in active voice or in passive voice.
 

Toritoribe

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Yes, ゲーム and 人生 are the subject of 出ました and 変わりました, not the object, respectively.
cf.
ゲームを出しました。
I/We/They released the game.

人生を変えました。
I changed my life.

ゲームが出されました。
The game was released.
 
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