PASSIVE VOICE CHANGES IN BE FORM OF THE VERB IN SIMPLE PAST TENSE

PASSIVE VOICE CHANGES IN BE FORM OF THE VERB IN SIMPLE PAST TENSE

AFFIRMATIVE

Active

Subject + V2+Object

 Swati sang a Song

Passive

Subject( Sufferer) + was/were+V3

 +Object( Doer )

A song was sung by Swati

Active 

I wrote a letter.

A letter was written by me.

 

NEGATIVE

Active

Subject +did not V1+Object

 Swati did not sing a Song

Passive

Subject( Sufferer) + was/were+not +V3

 +Object( Doer )

A song was not sung by Swati.

Active

I did not write a letter.

A letter was not written by me.

INTERROGATIVE

TYPE I

Active

Did +Subject + V1+Object

 Why HAD Swati sung a song?

Why HAD a song BEEN sung by Swati?

Passive

Was/Were Subject( Sufferer) +V3

 +Object( Doer )

Was a song sung by Swati?

TYPE 2

Active 

Why Did I write a letter?

Why was a letter written?

1. He painted this beautiful wall.

2. She did not take her class today.

3. Did you sweep the floor?

4. What did you eat today?

5. Who snatched your chain today

6. Who snatched your chain today



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I am Meena Kumari, PGT(English)+ B.ed. Teaching is my passion. Love to guide students in Grammar Learning and build up their writing skills.

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