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Passive form of verbs
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Change the form of the following sentences from active to passive :

 Example : People buy food at the market →Food is bought at the market.
     He has fed the animals. → The animals have been fed.
 

 

 
     1.      
Active :       They take the child to school by car.
              Passive :     The child is taken to school by car.
 
 
     2.     
Active :        I saw two armed men in front of the jewellery shop.
              Passive :     Two armed men were seen in front of the jewellery shop.
 
 
     3.     
Active :        The reporter is announcing the results on the radio right now.
              Passive :      The results are being announced on the radio right now.
 
 
     4.      
Active :        Emma had done the housework before the guests arrived.
               Passive :     The housework had been done before the guests arrived.
 
 
     5.      
Active :        The doctor was treating the patient when the ambulance arrived.
               Passive :      The patient was being treated when the ambulance arrived.
 
 
     6.      
Active :        The ambulance will take the patient to the nearest hospital.
               Passive :      The patient will be taken (by ambulance) to the nearest hospital.
 
 
     7.      
Active :        The teacher had announced the results to the students.
               Passive :      The results had been announced to the students.
 
 
     8.      
Active :        Tom will have calculated the cost before the end of the day.
               Passive :      The cost will have been calculated before the end of the day.
 

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