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Green Level Quiz #14 - passive infinitives       write Write the answers in your notebook.

Part A.

Directions: Use the verb in parentheses to create a passive infinitive for each sentence or question.

Example: The students hope    to          be         given    their own books. (give)

1. The little boy likes _______ _______ __________ by his mother. (hold)

2. He doesn't want _______ _______ __________ to Afghanistan. (send)

3. The landlord asked _______ _______ __________ on time. (pay)

4. The new workers need _______ _______ __________ how to use the machines. (show)

5. The passenger is _______ _______ ___________ off of the plane as soon as it arrives. (escort)

6. Customers expect _______ _______ __________ when they are in the store. (help)

7. Dinner is _______ _______ __________ at 7 p.m. (serve)

8. The prisoners are soon _______ ________ __________ by their captors. (release)

9. _______ _______ ___________for advice by the President was a great honor. (ask)

10. They don't want _______ _______ __________ when they buy the car. (cheat)

Part B.

Directions: Rewrite each short sentence or question using a passive infinitive:

Example: He wants to marry someone. / He wants to be married.

1. She wants a doctor to see her. / ___________________________________________________________________.

2. I need you to give me more time. / ________________________________________________________________.

3. John hopes that company hires him. _______________________________________________________________.

4. Runners in the street want the drivers to see them. / ___________________________________________________.

5. They're selling the car at an auction. / ______________________________________________________________.

6. The store will fix the computer for free. ____________________________________________________________.

7. The government plans to release the information. / ____________________________________________________.

8. Bob asked someone to pick him up at the airport. / ____________________________________________________.

9. They don't want anyone to disturb them. ____________________________________________________________.

10. You need to wash this by hand. / _________________________________________________________________.

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