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Passive voice worksheet

Complete the following sentences using appropriate passive voice forms of the verbs given in brackets. Click here for a printer-friendly version of this passive voice worksheet

1. I ----------------------------- by his attitude. (shock – use past tense)

2. All the trouble ----------------------------- by that little girl. (cause – use past tense)

3. The positive hydrogen atoms ---------------------------------- to the negative oxygen atoms. (attract – use present tense)

4. We -------------------------------- a collection of old manuscripts. (show – use past tense)

5. I think your ankle ---------------------------------- (break – use present tense)

6. His business ---------------------------------- to be in trouble. (say – use present tense)

7. English -------------------------------- in most parts of the world. (speak – use present tense)

8. I -------------------------------- in the lesson. (interest – use present tense)

9. I ------------------------------, but I went anyway. (use negative form of invite)

10. You --------------------------------- when the time comes. (tell – use future tense)

Answers

1. I was shocked by his attitude.

2. All the trouble was caused by that little girl.

3. The positive hydrogen atoms are attracted to the negative oxygen atoms.

4. We were shown a collection of old manuscripts.

5. I think your ankle is broken. OR I think your ankle has been broken.

6. His business is said to be in trouble.

7. English is spoken in most parts of the world.

8. I am interested in the lesson.

9. I wasn’t invited but I went anyway.

10. You will be told when the time comes.

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