The Passive voice - Exercise 4
There are different verb tenses on this sentences , turn them into active voice
Terms in this set (20)
People speak Portuguese in Brazil.
Portuguese is spoken in Brazil.
The Government is planning a new road near my house.
A new road is being planned near my house.
My grandfather built this house in 1943.
This house was built (by my grandfather) in 1943.
Picasso was painting Guernica at that time.
Guernica was being painted (by Picasso) at that time.
The cleaner has cleaned the office
The office has been cleaned.
He had written three books before 1867.
Three books had been written before 1867.
John will tell you later.
You will be told (by John) later.
By this time tomorrow we will have signed the deal.
By this time tomorrow the deal will have been signed.
Somebody should do the work.
The work should be done.
The traffic might have delayed Jimmy.
Jimmy might have been delayed (by the traffic).
Everybody loves Mr Brown.
Mr Brown is loved (by everybody).
They are building a new stadium near the station.
A new stadium is being built near the station.
The wolf ate the princess.
The princess was eaten (by the wolf).
At six o'clock someone was telling a story.
At six o'clock a story was being told.
Somebody has drunk all the milk!
All the milk has been drunk!
I had cleaned all the windows before the storm.
All the windows had been cleaned (by me) before the storm.
A workman will repair the computer tomorrow.
The computer will be repaired tomorrow.
By next year the students will have studied the passive
By next year the passive will have been studied (by the students).
James might cook dinner.
Dinner might be cooked (by James).
Somebody must have taken my wallet.
My wallet must have been taken