Active and Passive voice | Exercises with answers

Active and Passive voice | Exercises with answers

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Exercise 8

Rewrite the following sentences in a passive voice:

Ex:   Everybody admired your last book. → Your last book was admired. (by everybody)

1. They must have left the keys behind.
→ 

2. The spider scared her.
→ 

3. A jellyfish stung her while she was swimming.
→ 

4. Do not leave your bicycle in the hall.
→ 

5. Our neighbors have invited us to dinner.
→ 

6. They gave her a nice present.
→ 

7. Dad promised me a new console.
→ 

8. James will repair the car.
→ 

9. An unknown author wrote the book.
→ 

10. The headmaster will contact you.
→ 

 


ANSWERS

  1. The keys must have been left behind.
  2. She was scared by the spider.
  3. She was stung by a jellyfish while she was swimming.
  4. Bicycles must not be left in the hall.
  5. We have been invited to dinner (by our neighbors)
  6. She was given a nice present.
  7. I was promised a new console.
  8. The car will be repaired by James.
  9. The book was written by an unknown author.
  10. You will be contacted by the headmaster.

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