3 They are repairing her dishwasher 4 The firemen gave up the search after 6

3 they are repairing her dishwasher 4 the firemen

This preview shows page 35 - 38 out of 40 pages.

3.They are repairing her dishwasher.4.The firemen gave up the search after 6 hours.5.Didn't your employer promise you a rise in salary at the end of January?6.Someone has taken three of my pens.7.No one has kept your uncle under close and constant observation.8.Someone seems to have forged a cheque.9.The detectives searched the house and found a number of stolen books.10.One should keep meat in a fridge.KEY1.are made2.should be put off3.is being repaired4.was given up5.weren't promised6.have been taken7.has not been kept8.seems to have been forged9.was searched, were found10.should be keptPassive Voice Exercises 3.categories Passive Voice Exercises 3., practicing passive voiceMake the following sentences ACTIVE:1.This road is being repaired.2.Saint Patrick is always admired.
Background image
3.The house has been built from stone.4.The movie will be forgotten soon... I hope!5.The strangers were ordered to stand up.6.The guests will be shown the town.7.The teacher was listened to by the boys.8.She was given a good dictionary by her headmaster.9.Grammar schools in Spain are attended by many children.10.I don't like to be asked personal questions!11.The crops were spoiled by the storm.12.A taxi was called for.KEY1.They are repairing the road.2.People always admire Saint Patrick.3.The have built the house from stone.4.I hope, the people will forget the film soon.5.Someone ordered the strangers to stand up.6.They will show the guests the town.7.The boys listened to the teacher.8.The headmaster gave her a good dictionary.9.Many children attend grammar schools in Spain.10.I don't like if they ask me personal questions.11.The storm spoiled the crops.12.They called for a taxi.Turn the following active constructions into passive ones omitting all mention of the agent of the action:1.No one has made any mistakes.2.What do you call it?3.They asked us to stay a little longer.4.One expects him to obey the regulations.5.People have made great progress in physics.6.They are discussing the possibility of new negotiations.7.Everybody thought that Jackie was clever but LAZY!8.People use coal for making artificial materials.9.People say it is difficult.10.What books are people reading this year?11.They elected him president.12.They are rehearsing a new play.13.Someone found the children in the morning.14.Nobody has ever treated me with such kindness.15.He knew that they had sent the invitations out two weeks earlier.16.They can arrange all things.17.People expect you to meet the manager.
Background image
18.Are they sending for you?KEY1.have been made2.is ......called3.were asked4.is excepted5.has been made6.is being discussed7.was thought to be8.is used9.It is said to be difficult10.are being read11.was elected12.is being rehearsed13.were found14.have never been treated15.had been sent16.can be arranged17.are expected18.are .....being sentUse the present perfect or the past in the affirmative, question or negative form in the following sentences:1.I never ( to see) anyone more beautiful than your wife.
Background image
Image of page 38

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 40 pages?

  • Fall '10
  • Angelica Magtibay
  • Dependent clause, Syntactic entities, Grammatical conjunction, clause, Gerund

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes