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The passive voice denotes that the subject of a sentence is the recipient of the action (the patient) rather than the performer (the agent). VERB to Be (verb tense) + participle of the verb 1. They make shoes in that factory. Shoes __________________ in that factory. 2. People must not leave bicycles in the driveway. Bicycles _________________ in the driveway. 3. They built that skyscraper in 1934. That skyscraper _________________ in 1934. 4. People are reading the newspaper now. The newspaper________________________. 5. The students will ﬁnish the course by July. The course _____________________ by July. 6. They are repairing the streets this month. The streets ________________this month. 7. They make these tools of plastic. These tools ______________________ of plastic. 8. They have ﬁnished the new product design. The new product design ___________________. 9. They were cooking dinner when I arrived. Dinner ___________________ when I arrived. 10. Smithers painted 'Red Sunset' in 1986. 'Red Sunset' ____________________ in 1986 by Smithers. 11. They had ﬁnished the preparations by the time the guests arrived. The preparations _____________________by the time the guests arrived. 12. You should take care when working on electrical equipment. Care _______________________ when working on electrical equipment.
13. They are going to perform Beethoven's Fifth Symphony next weekend. Beethoven's Fifth Symphony _____________________ next weekend. 14. Someone will speak Japanese at the meeting. Japanese ______________________at the meeting. 15. Karen is going to prepare the refreshments. The refreshments ________________________ by Karen. 16. You should open your workbooks. Your workbooks ______________________. 17.They don't speak English in this shop. English__________________________ in this shop. 18. The mechanic was repairing the DVD recorder. The DVD______________________ by the mechanic. 19. Michael has not sent me the text message. The text message __________________________. 20.They grow coffee in Kenya. Coffee ___________________ in Kenya. 21.They sent her an invitation. An invitation ____________________ to her. 22.They'll serve you lunch on the plane. Lunch _______________________on the plane. 23. He gave her a present for her birthday. A present _____________________ to her for her birthday. 24. Emily and Patrick ate my chocolate. My chocolate __________________ by Emily and Patrick. 25. Her father taught her how to drive. She ______________________ how to drive by her father. 26. We will warn her about the road. She _____________________about the road.