Tag: passive-voice

58 Great Expectations [is written vs has been written] by Charles Dickens 2018-05-23T14:48:11.393

56 Is "I was had" standard English? 2016-05-28T19:15:40.270

21 According to Grammarly, this sentence is incorrect. But is it really? 2020-02-08T09:04:24.020

20 Why in shops do they put “B sold here” instead of “B sells here”? 2013-02-17T10:16:25.403

20 Can vehicles sell themselves? Shouldn't it be passive voice? 2016-07-15T07:01:24.783

14 Does "I've temporarily suspended" mean that I did it? 2019-02-03T10:58:31.087

13 Which tense is being used in 'it is moved from location A to B'? 2013-03-18T08:28:29.703

12 "is being" vs "has been" 2013-07-26T08:50:50.463

10 Convert 'is based' to active voice 2015-05-24T15:31:33.160

9 Present perfect--just how much relevance? 2013-05-02T02:34:19.360

9 How do I use "is being"? 2013-09-17T06:56:30.257

9 "I am surprised": passive voice or adjective? 2015-05-29T11:33:52.917

9 "No smoking allowed" or "No smoking is allowed"? 2016-03-19T15:20:52.720

9 "originated" or "was originated" 2016-12-19T09:52:54.060

9 Why don't English speakers like sentence in the passive form? 2017-05-22T05:04:01.620

8 'did start' v. 'did get started' 2013-09-07T13:02:49.443

8 Use of "go" in passive form 2014-11-28T09:23:48.393

8 "It is built" or "it was built" 2016-06-10T08:45:22.720

8 "electricity was suddenly turned off" or "electricity suddenly turned off" 2020-02-16T08:46:03.930

7 Does “need protecting” have exactly the same meaning as “need to be protected”? 2014-12-19T05:46:53.283

7 Passive voice (consider revising). Why? 2017-11-16T08:10:16.197

6 Passive form of “John is painting his room" 2013-03-29T11:54:01.427

6 How can I use the verb run in passive voice? 2013-05-28T20:37:50.777

6 Is the subject omitted here? 2013-08-08T23:28:32.380

6 "is said to" causes ambiguity 2013-11-20T15:24:12.207

6 two kinds of passive voice 2015-03-10T15:41:38.147

6 What would be the passive voice of this line? 2015-06-05T10:16:20.850

6 Why is 'I saw her cry' correct, but 'I saw her cried' isn't? 2015-09-14T11:08:01.787

6 Why is the active voice used in "it reads better"? 2015-11-25T05:39:56.193

6 I know him. He is known to me 2016-05-25T10:36:56.973

6 'She was shot by police yesterday' or 'She was shot yesterday by police' 2017-01-18T14:46:05.023

5 (am/are/is) being married 2013-11-19T14:40:40.587

5 Subject + Verb + being... vs Subject + Verb + having been (past tense) 2014-01-01T15:13:00.833

5 “the joy of not being sold anything” 2014-06-27T20:38:07.310

5 Why isn't there 'by' in this passive voice? 2014-07-10T08:32:15.247

5 intransitive verbs with preposition in passive sentences 2014-08-21T20:38:04.953

5 It's broken or it has been broken 2014-08-23T05:32:37.877

5 Which requires he "be" injected with gamma globulin 2014-11-06T06:13:08.397

5 Ever since I was a child 'I have been confronted' vs. 'I am confronted' - which is better: Present Perfect or Present Simple? 2014-11-20T10:18:52.263

5 Active voice to passive voice. Ditransitive verbs 2014-12-08T12:28:09.860

5 Can I use "are being " + past participle? 2014-12-10T17:58:28.127

5 What are the names of the verb tenses used in these two sentences? 2015-01-30T06:48:37.020

5 What does " will be made or broken" mean in this context? 2015-02-04T11:06:18.070

5 "Man dies after hit by truck" - or "Man dies after BEING hit by truck" - the difference? 2015-02-09T04:04:27.600

5 how can I change the imperative sentence into passive form? 2015-03-08T18:32:54.160

5 "the only tree not to be blown over" - How to explain this correct use of passive voice on a Cambridge exam? 2016-01-28T20:10:11.217

5 What is the difference between these two sentences ("I was told" vs "I had been told")? 2016-08-09T19:53:10.213

5 passive voice construction: "That evils had power was believed...." 2016-10-04T07:08:24.233

5 can 'I have it uploaded' and I've uploaded it' be interchangeable? 2017-07-07T10:45:02.107

5 Change to passive voice 2017-12-03T13:08:19.510

5 "This day will be forgotten just like the rest of the ones do" - Are alternatives to 'do' correct? 2017-12-24T15:43:44.593

5 Passive voice of “they did not do the work” 2018-12-06T16:32:47.270

5 Is it correct to write "is not focus on"? 2019-03-26T15:25:06.100

5 Complete the line - passive voice 2020-03-28T15:35:17.697

4 "need + verb-ing" vs "need + [to be] + verb-ed" 2013-03-05T21:01:22.623

4 Active voice and passive voice in Present tense and Present Continues tense 2013-03-20T16:13:49.563

4 Passive voice or present continuous? 2013-09-06T18:22:13.760

4 he was seen *to break* the window 2014-02-28T10:47:09.487

4 Comparing some sentences with the participle 2014-03-05T06:27:20.153

4 "I am meant for you" - should "am" be used or not? 2014-03-12T14:40:16.853

4 Use of 'be' in English 2014-03-16T09:18:43.563

4 What is the passive of 'the teacher teaches us English'? 2014-06-25T18:34:40.257

4 Help with converting active to passive (or vice versa) 2014-06-25T18:57:31.653

4 meaning of passive voice: "a letter is written" 2014-08-09T10:45:48.770

4 Passivizing causative "make" - 'be made shudder'? 2014-09-15T20:30:13.270

4 Passive sentences: placing an adverbial before or after the agent 2014-10-24T17:50:47.873

4 How to identify if sentence is passive Voice or Indicative sentence? 2014-11-11T03:24:36.127

4 "no one was killed or wounded" vs. "no one had been killed or wounded" 2014-12-13T13:42:15.370

4 Timing of "have now been accounted for" 2014-12-15T20:51:16.787

4 Verbs that can be changed into passive contruction? 2015-01-10T00:38:31.637

4 A new school {has been / is} built 2015-02-06T21:13:50.193

4 I had something done vs I got something done 2015-04-17T10:07:36.843

4 Is "cut" a passive or an active verb in "I have my hair cut"? 2015-05-07T18:24:01.623

4 May I use "belong" with "is / was" in active sentences? 2015-08-12T16:17:01.183

4 Diffrence between were killed and had been killed: "Five people were (had been) killed in the earthquake." 2015-09-18T11:59:02.880

4 Passive construction "have been explained": is it okay to say ""I have been explained this problem several times"? 2015-12-12T11:40:56.277

4 Are there any differences between "we must hurry" and "we must be hurried" or do they have the same meaning 2015-12-15T16:27:54.320

4 Active verbs with passive meaning when followed by 'gerund' or 'to-infinitive' 2015-12-30T05:29:22.067

4 'Easy to be solved' versus 'Easy to solve' 2016-02-15T15:14:49.517

4 Why didn't they use the passive form in the following sentence? 2016-06-07T16:43:18.440

4 When do you use Get or Be in the passive voice? 2016-07-25T15:28:19.367

4 Is this sentence in the passive voice? 2016-08-21T12:48:13.853

4 "had gone" vs "was gone" vs "did go" vs "was going" 2016-09-04T18:45:58.803

4 Is "I was scared by ..." in the passive voice? 2016-08-21T04:32:01.350

4 "Remaining to wear" : odd choice of expression by the Daily Mail Online 2016-09-27T10:12:48.173

4 Relative pronoun "whom" used as an indirect object of a verb with two objects 2016-10-17T20:20:12.953

4 Correct passive voice version of "Do not disturb me" 2016-12-01T03:56:21.880

4 Passive voice: The best answers are voted up and rise? to the top? 2016-12-01T18:23:08.170

4 "My friend gave me this book", what is the passive voice? 2017-02-25T18:35:12.113

4 What is the difference between "benefited" and "was benefited"? 2017-03-16T14:15:05.530

4 Passive voice with two verbs 2017-05-04T22:52:46.377

4 Which is correct "The house is (being sold | selling)"? 2017-05-13T01:31:31.713

4 Two ways to form the passive voice? 2017-05-24T04:02:20.970

4 Can the passive voice be used without a subject 2017-05-26T12:01:21.833

4 "Having been named" is past perfect passive 2017-05-27T18:46:07.473

4 Passive Voice of this sentence 2018-02-08T07:06:17.547

4 Great emphasis is placed on education - OR - Great emphasis was placed on education 2018-04-30T16:49:47.980

4 I am glad to be selected vs. I am glad to have been selected 2018-06-04T20:36:33.237

4 "If needed" Vs. "If it's needed" 2019-02-13T18:37:15.033