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The Passive Voice

Directions: Write the correct form of the verb in the present, past, or future tense. If necessary, review lessons 1 - 5 in the Green Level before completing.

A - Past Tense Passive

1. The library books _____ __________ yesterday. (return)

2. She _____ __________ something for her headache by a doctor. (give)

3. The parents of the boy _______ so ______________ when they saw his school report card. (disappoint)

4. The book ______ ___________ in Russian, so I wasn't able to understand it. (write)

5. A new computer technician ______ __________ last week. (hire)

6. We ______ __________ that the tickets for the show were unavailable. (tell)

7. ________ there any money __________ from the cash register? (take)

8. This book ______ first _____________ in 1969. (publish)

9. The employees ______ ____________ by management that the compay was going out of business. (inform)

10. I ______ ___________ how to drive by my older brother. (teach)

B - Present Tense Passive

1. Wars ______ __________ by soldiers, but if the politicians did the fighting, we wouldn't have them. (fight)

2. The sounds of birds singing _____ ____________ every morning when I wake up. (hear)

3. ______ this car __________ by Toyota? (make)

4. Traditionally, Injera _____ _________ in Ethiopia and Somalia. (eat)

5. Everyday around the world children ______ not ___________ with enough to eat. (provide)

C - Future Tense Passive

1. She _______ _____ __________ by the doctor now. (see)

2. A new store ______ ______ __________ in that vacant lot. (build)

3. _______ you _____ __________ any training in your new job? (give)

4. The packages ______ ______ ___________ in the morning. (deliver)

5. You ________ ______ _________ next week. (pay)

 

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