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Passive voice

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Passive Voice
 
 
 Put the verbs in brackets into the Present Simple or the Present Continuous of the passive voice.
 
1.  At Beryl's bank, the money....... (count) every day. It    (count) at the moment.
 
2. It is feeding time at the zoo and the penguins ..... (give) their fish.They.......  (give) their fish every day at this time.
3. The lions ......   (not/feed) the moment. They    ........ (feed) after the penguins every day.
4. The eggs ........   (always collect) at the farm at 7 o'clock. It is 7 o'clock so they ........   (collect) now.
           Present  simple passive
 
 
1.    The letters ……(type).
2.   Medicine . ……………………(take)every day by my grandparents.
 3.    Jane ………….. (take / not) to school by her father today.
4.    Paper ......      ......... (produce)  from wood.
 
 
Past Simple passive
1. America............................... (not/discover) Magellan.
2.Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space (kill) in a plane crash in 1968.
3........................................ (Guy Fawkes/burn) alive?
4. The Romanovs............................ (bury) in 1998.
5……………………….. (Philip and Beth/not/invite) to supper?
 
Past Continuous  passive  
 
1.  While the bridge ............................   (build), one of the builders fell in the river.
2. The roof ....................................  (repair) at 6 o'clock last night.
3...................................... (the cows/milk) when you arrived at the farm?
4.While the food ..... ....  (prepare), the oven exploded.
Future Simple passive
The house    ........... (paint)  next Tuesday.
Dinner.................. (serve) at 7.30.
 …………………..  (the rooms/clean) tomorrow morning?
The new museum will be ready next week. It  ......... (not/open) by the Queen.
 
 
Present Perfect Simple or be going to form of the passive voice.
 
............. (the money/count) yet? No,it .........................(count) later.
................   (the penguins/give) their fish yet? No, they  but they .......  (give) their fish soon.
The lions...................................... (not/feed) yet. They        (feed) at 2 o' clock.
 
Perfect Simple passive voice.
 
After my television ...........  (fix), I watched a film.
As soon as the sandwiches............ (make), we all sat down to eat.
................................................  (all the work/finish) when it started to rain?
When we got to the hotel, we found that the beds  '.         (not/make).