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ABC... The Passive Voice

On this page you will see how sentences in English transform from the active form to the passive one in all tenses. This is an attempt to let you construct your own rule about the transformation. Thus not all the sentences in the passive form are forcibly accurate good English. If you need more details click HERE and Good Luck!

PRESENT TENSE


Simple Present
She drinks tea Check For the answer

Present Progressive
She is drinking tea Check For the answer

Present Perfect
She has drunk tea Check For the answer

Present Perfect Progressive
She has been drinking tea Check For the answer

PAST TENSE


Simple Past
She drank tea Check For the answer

Past Progressive
She was drinking tea Check For the answer

Past Perfect
She had drunk tea Check For the answer

Past Perfect Progressive
She had been drinking tea Check For the answer

FUTURE TENSE


Simple Future
She will drink tea Check For the answer

Future Progressive
She will be drinking tea Check For the answer

Future Perfect
She will have drunk tea Check For the answer

Future Perfect Progressive
She will have been drinking tea Check For the answer

MODALS & "going to"


MUST
She must drink tea Check For the answer

OUGHT TO
She ought to drink tea Check For the answer

HAD TO
She had to drink tea Check For the answer

GOING TO
She is going to drink tea Check For the answer

Miscillaneous


NOBODY / NOONE
Nobody drank tea Check For the answer

Two Objects
She gives Ali a glass of tea Check For the answer

Two Passives or more
Some people tell me
somebody has drunk your tea. Check For the answer

Impossible Transformation
I can drink tea. Check For the answer
Samir likes tea. Check For the answer

Misc
I hate people looking at me that way. Check For the answer
People say that smoking is dangerous. Check For the answer
Do you expect her to post your letters? Check For the answer

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