English-Native speakers

What is the passive of the following sentence?

We expected him to bring the drinks

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 143
  1. What makes you think there IS a Passive Voice here?

    Now, "The drinks were brought." IS the Passive Voice because you don't know WHO brought them.

    Here is one of many sites explaining the difference between Active and Passive Voices:

    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/539/01/

    Sra

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  2. This is a sentence in active and I have to write it in passive.

    My solution is: He was expected to bring the drinks
    or the drinks were expected to be brought
    which one is correct?

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  3. He was expected... <~~That's the correct passive for the sentence you posted above.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. English

    Change these sentence to passive voice, (a),(The farmer sold many bags of rice)

    asked by Igboko chisom.j. on July 27, 2020
  2. English

    1. He wrote me a letter. 2. I was written a letter by him. 3. A letter was written me by him. 4. A letter was written for me by him. (#1 is an active voice sentence. The others are passive voice sentences. Is #1 wrong or right as

    asked by rfvv on December 10, 2009
  3. passive voice

    select the sentence which is in the passive voice. A. The menus were kept near the door. B. The cafe' had seating for 40 people. C. Two customers were waiting when Carol opened the door. D. None of the above use passive voice.

    asked by Jim Collum on June 9, 2013
  4. identify tenses

    1. The dou had been given the second best time slot. a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. an infinitive in the passive voice Answer a 2. The promotional poster was designed by Zach a.

    asked by Jim Collum on June 12, 2013
  1. reading

    (1) Making rice pudding can be very easy. (2) First, get a large, heavy saucepan. In the pan, measure 3 cups of whole milk, 1 cup of water, 1/2 stick of margarine or butter, and 1/2 cup of rice. (3) Bring this mixture to a quick

    asked by young treph on November 22, 2011
  2. College Algebra

    The manufacturer of an energy drink spends $1.20 to make each drink and sells them for $3. The manufacturer also has fixed costs each month of $9000. A.Find the cost function C when x energy drinks are manufactured. C(x)= B. Find

    asked by Anonymous on September 21, 2017
  3. prepositions

    Preposittions can give information about a. location b. sequence c. method Answer all three are "true" 1.which sentence contains a compound preposititon a. Mark and David enjoyed the evening with Mary and Gwen. b. Mary will drive

    asked by Jim Collum on June 12, 2013
  4. English - active & passive

    1) Absolute silence should be maintained in the library - passive 2) Results of the examination will be announced after a month. - passive 3) All the tickets for the match were sold in a day. - passive 4) The enemy was forced to

    asked by # Riya # on December 22, 2014
  1. finance

    3. Assume the economy consisted of three types of people. 50% are fad followers, 45% are passive investors (they have read this book and so hold the market portfolio), and 5% are informed traders. The portfolio consisting of all

    asked by Ene on September 12, 2013
  2. Finance

    Assume the economy consisted of three types of people. 50% are fad followers, 45% are passive investors who hold the market portfolio, and 5% are informed traders. The portfolio consisting of all the informed traders has a beta of

    asked by Jasper on November 27, 2012
  3. English

    1. Identify the choice that best describes the sentence: The dog always barks with pleasure when she sees us. A. declarative****** B. exclamatory C. imperative D. interrogative 2. Identify the correctly punctuated sentence. A.I'd

    asked by Cassie on May 19, 2015
  4. tenses

    1. The duo had been given the second best time slot. a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. An infinitive in passive voice d. simple past in the passive Answer d 2. The promotional poster

    asked by Jim Collum on June 11, 2013

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.