Saturday, 8 October 2016

ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE - PAST INDEFINITE TENSE I

ACTIVE & PASSIVE VOICE
(PAST INDEFINITE TENSE I) 

1. Change the following sentences into passive voice. (Past Indefinite Tense)
(i) They caught the thief. 
Passive Voice: The thief was caught by them.
(ii) He took away my books.
Passive Voice: My books were taken away by him.
(iii) She sang a song. 
Passive Voice: A song was sung by her.
(iv) She bought five video films.
Passive Voice: Five video films were bought by her.
(v) A car ran over an old man.
Passive Voice: An old man was run over by a car.
(vi) The driver opened the door of the car.
Passive Voice: The door of the car was opened by the driver.
(vii) The sudden noise frightened the child. 
Passive Voice: The child was frightened by the sudden noise.
(viii) She gave me five films.
Passive Voice: I was given five films by her.
(ix) He praised the boy for his courage.
Passive Voice: The boy was praised for his courage by him.
(x) The doctor asked her to stay in bed.
Passive Voice: She was asked to stay in bed by the doctor.

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