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Feb 24

Jashim Uddin

Voice Change

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What will we know about Voice?

A point of making Passive Voice

Passive Voice with modal auxiliary verb

Varied prepositions after past participle in Passive Voice

Some practices in English Sentence

A point of making Passive Voice

Be verb + Verb (past participle) = Passive Voice

Present forms Past forms Past participle Ing-forms
am, is, are was, were been being

 

Passive Voice with modal auxiliary verb

Modal Auxiliary Verb + be + Verb-3 = Passive Voice

 

Varied prepositions after past participle in Passive Voice

Verb-3 + by (person) know   + to; worried + about frightened + of
Verb-3 + with (things) interested + in Annoyed/ alarmed/ surprised + at

 

Complex sentences

Active voice Passive voice
I know that he is ill. That he is ill is known to all.
We eat so that we can live Something is eaten by us so that we can live.
She like that I like. That I like is liked by she.

 

Compound sentences

Active voice Passive voice
Punam bought a shirt and Mehedy took a pencil. A shirt was bought by Punam and a pencil was taken by Mehedy.
I was ill so I could not be it. I was ill so I could not be done by me.
If you go there, I will not support you. If you go there, you will be not be supported by me.

 

Passive voice of modal verb

Active voice Passive voice
He can speak English fluently. English can be spoken fluently by him.
We should take care of our health. Our health should be taken care of by us.
They would not change their language. Their language would not be changed by them.

 

Simple sentence with two objects

Active voice Passive voice
I gave him a pen. He was given a pen by him. (according to – person)
We make him chairman. He was made chairmen by us.
They called Arif a child. Arif was called a child by them.

 

Some practices in English Sentence

I gladly accepted the invitation.

Socrates knew that well.

His writing awakened the sleeping people of this sub-continent.

They pulled her up in to the boat.

She ordered her huntsman to kill Snow White.

He was digging holes in several places.

 

Only for practice

The govt. has taken necessary steps to eradicate illiteracy.

He cultivates rice.

It upholds the society, art and culture of a country.

Various elements cause air pollution.

His works pleased the relation.

Many believe that English helps people to act good jobs and better salaries.

 

Other practices

My book was stolen.

He is not known here.

English is spoken all over the world.

Rome was not built in a day.

Promise should be kept.

This building was built in 1999.

 

More advance

The lives of the people of Bangladesh have been shaped by tragedy.

They were attracted by a band of robbers.

A true friend is hardly found.

So, His early life was spent in luxury.

Nowadays books are published in huge quantity.

 

Board Questions

(01) The farmers use water in time of cultivation largely. (passive)

(02) Mills and factories also pollute water. (passive)

(03) Thus water is contaminated by various kinds of waste and filth. (active)

(04) He was filled with a strange wonder. (active)

(05) They find a better shelter in Bangladesh. (passive)

(06) People of all ages enjoy this game. (passive)

(07) Collected honey is stored in the hives. (active)

(08) He is considered the greatest physicist after Einstein. (active)

(09) Once a cook roasted a duck for his master. (passive)

(10) It could not find any source of water. (passive)

(11) People called him wise Solomon. (passive)

(12) This admixture may corrupt the nature of the original commodity. (passive)

(13) The value of the effectiveness of the finished product is destroyed by adulteration. (active)

(14) The government has taken necessary measures to keep the price hike under control. (passive)

(15) It is called pleasure seeker’s paradise. (active)

(16) People all over the world enjoy this game very much. (passive)

(17) It stores honey in the hive. (passive)

(18) However, he loves relatives a great deal. (passive)

(19) Tourists from home and abroad visit its shore. (passive)

(20) Almost everyone enjoys the day in his own way. (passive)

 

Colleges Questions

(01) Dish-antenna creates both good and bad effects on our culture. (passive)

(02) Truthfulness can bring a man glory. (passive)

(03) They are organized by Samba Schools. (passive)

(04) Fishermen catch various kinds of fishes in the river. (passive)

(05) One night his thirsty mother asked him for a glass of water. (passive)

(06) Many believe that English helps people to get good jobs and better salaries. (passive)

(07) English is spoken all over the world. (active)

(08) We call it as solar energy. (passive)

(09) We can use the sun instead of using oil, coal and diesel. (passive)

(10) Both theories were disproved. (active)

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Jashim Uddin

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