Passive Voice

Rewrite these sentences beginning with the underlined words.

 

 

  1. They may ban the film.

 

 

  1. They offered Nancy a pay increase.

 

 

  1. We need to correct the mistakes.

 

 

  1. Someone reported that the situation was under control.

 

 

  1. They are testing the new drug.

 

 

  1. We haven’t used the machine for ages.

 

 

Write a second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first. Use the word in brackets.

 

  1. Pavarotti sang the song. (by)

 

 

  1. Nigel’s passport was stolen. (had)

 

 

  1. They pay doctors a lot of money. (are)

 

 

  1. I hope they’ll interview me for the job. (to)

 

 

  1. Someone was cleaning the floor.(being)

 

 

6. A mechanic is repairing Judy’s car. (having)

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