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Passive voice Pía de la Peña, Mariana Villafañe, Josefina Díaz Critelli
A mind map about Passive voice Pía de la Peña, Mariana Villafañe, Josefina Díaz Critelli.
what is it?
A form of a sentece where the most important thing or person becomes the subject
why do we use it?
To emphasize the action (verb) and the object rather than subject
When we do not know nor want to express who performs the action
noun + be + past participle
you can use + by + who does the action
a dictionary's link
was/were + pp
was/were + begin + pp
had + been + pp
will + be + pp
would be + pp
will + has been + pp
am/are/is + pp
am/are/is + being + pp
have/has + been + pp
eg. Was the house built in 1989?
eg. The house wasn't built in 1989
eg. The house was built in 1989
eg. Wasn't the house built 1989?