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PASSIVE VOICE Review 04 (Author-Bouabdellah)

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 Technicum Si-Tarek Of Relizane
  Third Year Students
  Technological Streams 2003/2004
  Structure Practice: The Passive Voice

 QuestionExercise FOUR:  Rewrite these sentences in an alternative passive form, starting
                                           with the underlined words in italics.
 
Thumbs Up 1. It is said that he is an honest, hard-working man.
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Thumbs Up 2.  It is considered that this surgeon is a brilliant practitioner.
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Thumbs Up 3.  It is now thought that some redundancy in the Midlands is inevitable.
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Thumbs Up 4.  It was proved that the statements he had made were false.
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Thumbs Up 5.  It was understood that Mr Smith was willing to meet the British Prime Minister.
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Thumbs Up 6.  It is believed that the Chancellor is thinking of imposing special taxes to raise extra revenue.
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Thumbs Up 7.  It is expected that the electricity supply industry will be running into surplus capacity by next year. .
Thumbs Up 8.  It is reported that several American motor manufacturers are planning to set up assembly plants overseas. .
Thumbs Up 9.  It is expected that the brewers will raise the price of beer in the near future.
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Thumbs Up 10. It was claimed that the drug produced no undesirable side-effects.
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Thumbs Up 11. It is said that the police acted with great restraint, despite provocation.
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Thumbs Up 12. It was alleged that the Prime Minister had misled the House .
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Thumbs Up 13. It is believed that the Government has had second thoughts on this problem.
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Thumbs Up 14. It was believed that the explosion had been caused by a mine.
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Thumbs Up 15. It is presumed that the ship's radio equipment was put out of the action during the fire.
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Thumbs Up 16. It was later admitted that the information had been obtained from unreliable sources.
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