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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.



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?
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