Questions tagged with passive

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Terminology question - past participle
I'm working through a grammar book on verbs, and the author constantly refers to the "perfect/passive" form of verbs. However, ...
Verbs passive participle Forms perfect 0 votes, asked Aug 07 by Francesca
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Passive voice of sentences without object
What is the passive voice of the following sentence?"John plays nicely."
active-voice passive-voice active passive object 0 votes, asked Aug 02 by Razin Shaikh
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Make it passive
I have been playing cricket
passive +1 vote, asked Jun 18 by Samir Shah
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converter active to passive
1- He expected us to ofter him the job.2- They showed her the eastier way to do it.3- Lightning struck ...
active to passive help Thanks +1 vote, asked May 10 by Maria
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Active Voice to Passive Voice
Can someone please rewrite the ff. sentences in active voice to passive voice? 1) The Philippine mandurugo, for instance, has ...
passive-voice active-voice verb passive active 0 votes, asked Mar 31 by Ivis Baironet
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conversion from active to passive
Passive form of ''who is bothering you?''
passive form 0 votes, asked Mar 01 by shelina rajawat
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Certificates in relation with pictures
Hello, We are preparing ad for pictures and we would like to write, that we have certificates of autenticity for ...
certificate issued pictures passive 0 votes, asked Feb 25 by Viliam
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Passive Voice
Marijuana affects humans in a variety of ways, but the complexity of the plant's pharmacology cannot be ignored. Cannabinoids have ...
active passive voice Style 0 votes, asked Nov 24 '14 by Jason Thomas
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Use past or present tense in passive?
This is an example. There is a cake on the table. Mary made it this morning. Can I say "It ...
passive 0 votes, asked Sep 22 '14 by yuki
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passive voise
This soup was cooked by ____. A) her self B) her own C) her D) herself E) theirselves I think ...
passive 0 votes, asked Jul 30 '14 by raksana
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Wrong word order - can it exist?
Hi, guys! I'm translating russian verse now, so I've faced lots of difficulties! Have a look at this stanza: Encouraged ...
passive wrong Word order 0 votes, asked Jul 27 '14 by Alexey Kavun
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Identify the different elements (past, present, modal, perfect, progressive, passive)
Identify the different elements (past, present, modal, perfect, progressive, passive) underlined in the following verb phrases. They were being questioned ...
passive grammar identify elements 0 votes, asked Jun 19 '14 by yuki joseph ouchi
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Transformation of Sentences
'He died by suicide'- what is the passive form of this sentence?
Transformation passive voice 0 votes, asked Feb 28 '14 by Md Nayon
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passive & active forms
Dear All, As I know the verbs “increase” and “decrease” don’t normally occur in the passive form. What about the ...
passive active 0 votes, asked Feb 07 '14 by Lola
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passive voice
when can we delete to be verbs from a passive sentance? for example: which one is correct? Methods designed to ...
passive be 0 votes, edited Dec 30 '13 by Amir
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passive voice
Plz somebody help me.Jimin will break his promise.Changed- The promise will be broken by Jimin.Why "his" is changed 'The'??Is it ...
passive active 0 votes, asked Dec 13 '13 by 김영주
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omission of 'which is'/ passive Vs active
What is the part of speech of 'regarded' in "a quality regarded as characteristic of poems"? shouldn't the verb be ...
passive active relative pronoun omission 0 votes, asked Aug 01 '13 by jadehk
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Science paper
Convert this to passive voice Study 1 and 2 were conducted using mostly white infants from middle class families in ...
scientific passive 0 votes, asked May 04 '13 by Ashley
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Passive voice
Hi, I was told that the following sentence is passive, but I do not understand why that is the case. ...
passive voice 0 votes, asked Apr 09 '13 by AZTeach
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What is the correct usage?
Given the two sentences:- This is a magazine from the gas station and not intended to determine proper grammar.- This ...
passive verb 0 votes, asked Feb 21 '13 by Mike
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HELP! PASSIVE PAST VOICE?
Is this sentence in a past and passive voice? "The order, in which each picture was shown, was the same ...
passive voice past tense fix 0 votes, asked Feb 18 '13 by raychel.yap
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Grammarly reviews. Passive voice, OK?
What is the best way to write this sentence? Grammarly reviews my essays before I turn them in to make ...
passive voice writing tips 0 votes, edited Oct 24 '12 by Anonymous
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Passive to Active Voice
Here is my thesis statement for my introduction paragraph "The dramatic increase of childhood obesity is caused by three significant ...
passive voice active 0 votes, asked Aug 06 '12 by Rodel Garcia
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