The WYSS Website / Die WYSS Webseiten / Na Leathanaigh WYSS
Home / Heim / Abhaile
The Tongues of Europe / Die Sprachen Europas / Teangacha na hEorpain

Lern- und Übungsmaterial für Englisch / Learning and Training Material for English


ANSWERS

The Passive Voice


Turn the verbs in the following sentences into the passive, but do not change the tenses
!
The original subject disappears because it is not important.

 

Example:

Somebody fetched a chair for Mrs Dixon.

A chair was fetched for Mrs Dixon.

 

  1)      They speak French at this shop.

  2)      Somebody stole my car.

  3)      They have sent the books to the wrong address.

  4)      Somebody will bring the beer.

  5)      Somebody has bought this fur coat.

  6)      Somebody has left this umbrella behind.

  7)      They haven't caught the robbers yet.

  8)      They don't drink ice-cold beer in England.

  9)      They eat a lot of fish.

  10)  They drink tea with milk at least five times a day.

  11)  They discuss the weather every day.

  12)  Some men robbed the Glasgow-London mail train in 1961.

  13)  They stopped the train between two stations.

  14)  They disconnected the engine and the first two coaches.

  15)   They drove them to a lonely bridge.

  16)  People discussed the mail robbery all over the world.

  17)  The police caught some of the robbers and found part of the money..

  18)  The court sentenced the men in January 1964.

  19)  Somebody will look after their children.

  20)  You have not paid for the car.

  21)  When will the police look into this matter?
                                                                                                       1999 by R.WYSS