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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #93898: Active and Passive Voice
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    Active and Passive Voice


                                                                                 Active and Passive Voice


    Examples:

    a) I eat an apple.

      An apple is eaten by me.

    b)I am eating an apple.

    An apple is being eaten by me.

    c) I have eaten an apple.

    An apple has been eaten by me.( pay attention to the subject)

    d) I ate an apple.

    An apple was eaten by me.

    e) I was eating an apple.

    An apple was being eaten by me.

    f) I had eaten an apple.

    An apple had been eaten by me.

    g) I will eat an apple.

    An apple will be eaten by me.

    h) I will have eaten an apple.

    An apple will have been eaten by me.

    i) I would eat an apple.

    An apple would be eaten by me.

    j) I would have eaten an apple.

    An apple would have been eaten by me.


         When there is someone(somebody...), they or people. We don't write the agent.

    ex: They ate an apple.

    An apple was eaten. (we don't say 'by them')

    Someone eats an apple.

    An apple is eaten.(we don't say 'by someone')

    We don't say 'by people'







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    1. Mary was singing a beautiful song. A beautiful song .

    2. Jack and Jill had done the work. The work .

    3. Peter is sweeping the floor. The floor .

    4. Someone stole my pen. My pen .

    5. People are polluting the environment. The environment .

    6. The maid has cleaned the rooms. The rooms .

    7. John and Tom are washing the dirty clothes. The dirty clothes .

    8. The cat is chasing the mice. The mice .

    9. Somebody broke the window pane. The window pane .

    10. I am reading this book as it seems interesting. This book as it seems interesting.









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