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PASSIVE VOICE

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1. COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PASSIVE VOICE SENTENCES WITH THE VERBS IN BRACKETS INTHE TENSE INDICATED:
1. The Tower of London .(always admire - simple present)
2. His arm in an accident.(hurt - simple past)
3. This exercise very carefully.(do - present continuous)
4. Mary to lunch tomorrow.(invite - future)
5. The matter tomorrow.(discuss - future)
6. Hats and coats must in the cloakroom.(leave - infinitive)
7. The stolen motorbike in another city.(find - past perfect)
8. Your question...?  (answer - present perfect)
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9. The article... next month?(finish - future)
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10. The novel .(beautifully write - past perfect)
 
2.TURN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES INTO THE PASSIVE VOICE (IDIOMATIC):
1. They gave my little sister a doll.
2 .Someone will ask them several questions.
3. Somebody requested the stranger to leave the meeting.
4. They still deny women the right to vote in some countries.
5. The others told the new students what to do.
3. TURN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES INTO THE PASSIVE VOICE:
1. The wind blew his umbrella down the street.
2. Someone opened the door.
3. They had eaten all the dinner before they finished the conversation.
4. Nobody can answer your question.
5. Somebody has spilt the milk all over the tablecloth.
6. Nobody has ever spoken to me like that before.
7. The fire destroyed many valuable things.
8. Somebody must have taken it while they were out.
9. Did the dog frighten you?
10. They did nothing until he came.
4. WRITE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES IN THE ACTIVE VOICE.
1. Trees have been cut down.
2. A new school is being built.
3. The thieves were caught last night.
4. Good pupils are praised by the teachers.
5. He will be elected president.
6. His novel had been published before.