Passive Voice


Passive voice

Passive voice is used when it is not important to know exactly who performs an action. In passive voice, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb. If the subject of an active sentence is someone or the people, we do not have to put them in the object of passive sentence. Some of the verbs cannot be changed into passive form such as happen, come, sleep, etc.

Formula:

S + be + V3/past participle

Example:

1.  Fewer foods should be chosen from the meat and dairy groups in the middle.

2. The play was written by Shakespeare.

3.  The pipe was replaced by the plumber.

Exercise

Change these following sentences into passive voice.

1. Father drives the car everyday.

Answer: ……………………….

2. Jack has sung a song.

Answer: ……………………….

3. Alex learned the poem.

Answer: ……………………….

4. The mechanic has not repaired the DVD recorder.

Answer: ……………………….

5. The teacher is not explaining the English lesson.

 

 

 

 

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