15. Which of the following sentences uses the passive voice? Almost every night Frances sang her son the same lovely lullaby. Because of the light color, Jason gave the room a second coat of paint. Have you ever been taken

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  1. English help

    1. Which of the following sentences is written in the active voice? A.) The wedding dress was sewn by Katie. B.) The red barn was painted by the farmer. C.) The boy jumped on the trampoline.*** D.) The chocolate cake will be served to the queen. 2. Which

  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 a passive voice sentence

  3. writting skills part 2

    which of the following sentences is written in the passive voice?

  4. English

    In which sentence is the underlined verb in the passive voice? a. The rock group is giving the concert just one more time. b. By then the rock group was already giving the concert. c.The rock group will have given the concert by then. d. The rock concert

  5. English answer check

    15. Which of the following sentences uses the passive voice? Almost every night Frances sang her son the same lovely lullaby. Because of the light color, Jason gave the room a second coat of paint. Have you ever been taken to the state fair? Despite her

  6. english grammar

    Change these active voice sentences into the passive voice? a) Farmers grow rice in India. b) I will finish the report later. c) Scotland has never won the World Cup. d) The American people elected George W. Bush. e) Agatha Christie wrote ‘Murder on the

  7. English

    Which sentence is written in passive voice?(1 point) The quarterly ratings illustrate a boost in viewership. Late night comedy makes us laugh. The veteran anchorman reported the nightly news. Local television stations are owned by larger news

  8. LA - Voices

    Which statement is true about the passive voice? A verb is in the passive voice when the subject performs the action/ It is generally considered better style for writers to use the passive voice. A passive verb is made from a form of have with the past

  9. ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????

    Do you know how cheese is made? - active voice. A new airport will soon be built near the city. - passive voice. Absolute silence should be maintained. - passive voice.. Are the above are correct?

  10. English

    Why do you tell a lie? Converted into passive voice

  11. English

    Please please please check my answers and explain to me why they are right or wrong!!! 24.) Choose the correct voice of the underlined verb. (1 point) The pitcher THREW the ball to the catcher. a.) active** b.) passive 25.) Choose the correct voice of the

  12. english

    4. Which of the following sentences contains “passive voice?” (Points : 1) The airplane was wrecked by the wind. The wind wrecked the airplane. The cat chased the mouse. The bird flew after the balloon. a, b, c

  13. 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. past continuous in the

  14. 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.

  15. 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 surrender. - passive Change

  16. tenses

    The club's amplification system needed to be adjusted continually a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. an infinitive in a passive voice. d. simple past in the passive voice Answer c.

  17. English

    What is the purpose of using active voice?(1 point) A.to write in present tense B.to correct the error presented by passive voice C.to focus attention on the receiver of the action D.to make writing stronger and more interesting****

  18. Language arts

    “Shifts-Verb Mood and Voice Quick Check” for Connexus 1.which of the following describes shifts in writing? A. unnecessary changes in the form of the verbs within a sentence. 2. Why should abrupt shifts in writing be avoided? C. They are confusing and

  19. English

    Identify the verb form that correctly completes each sentence. 1. Have you BLANK your pencil again? a. drop b. dropping c. dropped***** d. none of the above 2. The accident BLANK Peter to be careful in the lab. a. teached b. taught c. has teached d. none

  20. english

    Identify the tenses that are used in THIS sentence. 76. The owners must have installed the equipment 20 years ago. A: Present perfect in the passive voice B: Past tense with a modal C: Present continuous with a modal. D: Future perfect in the passive voice

  21. English

    3. When is it appropriate to use the passive voice?(1 point) A. when the person or thing performing the action is unimportant or unknown B. It is never appropriate to use the passive voice. C. when the person or thing performing the action is a proper noun

  22. English

    Rewrite all of the following sentences so they are in the active voice. Some sentences could contain more than one passive verb; correct them all. 1. After a contentious debate, it was decided that the board members would take a 15-minute recess. 2.

  23. Description

    Which of the following sentences are considered as a description of the terms "active voice" and "passive voice"? "Sentences written in the active voice are often less wordy and more direct than those written in the passive voice." Or "A verb in the active

  24. English

    1. Sentences with ________ are wordier because they have an additional helping verb and sometimes the word by. Sentences with ___________ are more clear and concise. (For both choices they only have passive and active voice so ik think option 1 is passive

  25. 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 was designed by Jack. a.

  26. grammar

    I am learning about active voice and passive voice. I was given some exercises to do, and I'm not sure if my answers are right or not. I'm confused because my worksheet says the verb to be is passive. Is it always passive? Can you help me understand if

  27. English

    Choose the best answer for each of the following questions. Choose the sentence that uses the passive voice. a. Brandon and Jake haven't been told the new yet.**** b. That restaurant has never received a good review. c. Krista's cat was born with six toes

  28. English (Check)

    Write A if the verb is in the active voice and P if it is in the passive voice. Then, rewrite the sentence using a verb in the opposite voice, adding or dropping words as necessary. 1. The ship took in all the cargo. A: A = active voice. All the cargo was

  29. English

    Which of the following sentences is written in the passive voice? -Charlie ran down the street. -The delicious bread is baked by Mr. Jillin.

  30. English

    When writing for emphasis one should ____________. a. use passive voice b. use active voice c. use multiple adverbs d. omit the actor from the sentence

  31. English

    When is it appropriate to use the passive voice?(1 point) It is never appropriate to use the passive voice. when the person or thing performing the action comes before the verb**** when the person or thing performing the action is a proper noun when the

  32. English

    When is it appropriate to use the passive voice? 1. It is never appropriate to use the passive voice 2. When the person or thing performing the action becomes before the verb 3.When the person or thing performing the action is a proper noun 4. When the

  33. English

    1. He begged me a help. 2. He begged a help of me. 3. He inquired me a question. 4. He inguired a question of me. 5. He required me a pen. 6. He required a pen of me. (Are the pairs all grammatical? The first ones are active voice sentences and the second

  34. English

    Prizes were awarded to the winners is active voice or passive voice

  35. Criminal Justice/Report Writing

    In the sentence, “The report was mailed to the officer,” the writer is using: A. the active voice. B. the passive voice. C. chronological order. D. first person. I am confused between A & B

  36. Comm155

    Need help changing my passive voice words in my academic paragraph... In comparing paragraphs one and two, the flow and comprehension of paragraph two was much better. In paragraph one the author seemed to just be telling the facts instead of explaining

  37. ELA

    How are these sentences similar grammatically? 1. The long and exhausting practice was scheduled by Jacklyn's coach. 2. Jacklyn's dance competition was finally set for next Saturday. A) Both sentences are expressed in active voice. B) Both sentences are

  38. english

    Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets. The gardener planted the seeds. [passive voice] The electric bulb was invented by edison. [ active voice] Mohan is writing a letter. [ passive voice]

  39. English

    1. He made me go there. 2. I was made to go there by him. 3. I was forced to go there by him. 4. He had me go there. 5. I was had to to there by him. 6. I was asked to go there by him. 7. He let me go there. 8. I was let to go there by him. 9. I was

  40. PLEASE HELP ME!!!

    EXAMINE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE AND CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE DESCRIPTION. Your machine has been repaired,and it will be returned to you today. 1.Both clauses are in active voice 2.Both clauses are in passive voice 3.The first clause is active,the second

  41. English

    Can Passive voice be used with all Conditional sentences? or are there some specific conditionals (.e.g first, zero etc) where passive voice can be used?

  42. Grammar

    For each sentence write whether the sentence is in the active or passive voice. 1.Pygmalion was written by George Bernard Shaw. Passive voice 2.Shaw's play is based on an ancient Greek myth. Active voice 3.Many people saw the play at the theater. Active

  43. Grammar

    How could make this not be a passive voice sentence? Schools close because of poor test scores,lack of government funding provide, and the area of the school is determined of how much money is provided. There is 2 passive voice how should I change it to

  44. Grammar

    How could make this not be a passive voice sentence? Schools close because of poor test scores,lack of government funding provide, and the area of the school is determined of how much money is provided. There is 2 passive voice how should I change it to

  45. English (Check)

    In the following sentences based on the selection by Equiano, the verbs are all in the passive voice. Decide if each would be more effective in the active voice. If so, rewrite the sentence, adding or dropping words as necessary. If not, explain your

  46. english

    I need help on passive voice. Is the following sentence passive voice? The results of the aptitude test were told to us by the principal.

  47. English

    1. Read the sentences on the page loudly, not in a soft voice. 2. I need you to raise your voice when you read the passage. 3. Would you read the sentences aloud? Don't read them in a quiet voice. 4. Your voice is too low/too soft/too quiet/too small. Will

  48. Language Arts

    1. active voice, passive voice 2. passive voice, active voice 3. When the person or thing performing the action is unimportant or unknown. 4. Rebecca and Lauren went to the beach 5. Revise it so the person or thing doing the action (the Bluejays) comes

  49. literature

    what are some active and passive voice verb example sentences

  50. FOR DAN H

    EXAMINE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE AND CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE DESCRIPTION. The material has been tested by our engineers,and they like it. A. BOTH CLAUSES ARE IN ACTIVE VOICE B. BOTH CLAUSES ARE IN PASSIVE VOICE C. THE FIRST CLAUSE IS ACTIVE,THE SECOND CLAUSE

  51. english

    Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets. I have eaten an apple [passive voice]

  52. English

    I forgot to add a few more sentences. I hope you can check them, too. 1) According to Wordsworth imagination sharpened a special intuition, which enabled the poet to perceive and see things the ordinary man is (or was??) usually blind to. 2) The bird never

  53. English

    We are working on Passive and Active voice. i really don't understand it, so do you know any websites that could help me with passive and active voice.

  54. english

    how can this sentence be corrected "The ball was hit by the boy." The sentence was not incorrect in the first place, but it was in passive voice, and both bobby and Kayse have turned it around and put it in active voice. It's always MUCH better to write in

  55. English

    1. I made the boy carry my bag. 2. The boy is made to carry my bag. (#2 is the passive voice of #1. By the way why is 'to' added before "carry" in #2?) English - Writeacher, Sunday, December 6, 2009 at 8:33pm One is not exactly the passive of the other.

  56. English

    Let me know the verbs which don't have passive voice forms. For example: He has a pen.(o) A pen is had by him. (X) Would you let me know the website about that? 1. He is having dinner. 2. Dinner is being had by him. (Is #2 correct as a passive voice of

  57. English

    1. Will you make your voice higher than usual? 2. I want you to make your voice loud so that the others can hear you clearly. 3. Can you make your voice clear and loud? 4. Can't you read the sentences out loud? 5. You need to read the part as loudly as

  58. English

    I left out the following sentences. Thank you for your suggestions. 1) The song of the birds and the reaper arouse pleasure and relief. 2) The language of the poem contains references to the language of sight (line 1) and hearing (line 7). The language is

  59. writting skills

    Which of the following sentences is written in the passive voice? A. Having left the building, Elvis never returned. B. They considered their options. C. I would not provoke that man if I were you. (D. The effects of cyanide are well known.)

  60. English

    1. The game excited him. 2. He was excited at the game. 3. The soccor match interested Tom. 4. Tom was interested in the soccer match. 5. The news surprised him. 6. He was surprised at the news. (Is each pair correct? 1,3, and 5 are active voice sentences,

  61. English

    Is it passive or active voice? Many clothes (we're given) to the homeless shelter. Passive By the end of today, the students (will have mastered) the grammar. Active My aunt Margot ( has been traveling) with her daughter. Active The cookies (have been

  62. English

    Identify the prepositional phrases in the following sentences. 1. Can anyone count the stars in the Milky Way? PP=in the Milky Way 2. The Milky Way looks beautiful on a clear night. PP=on a clear night 3. I enjoy stargazing from a nearby hilltop. PP=from a

  63. English

    When is it appropriate to use the passive voice?(1 point) It is never appropriate to use the passive voice. when the person or thing performing the action is a proper noun when the person or thing performing the action comes before the verb when the person

  64. English 1

    Is the sentence "prizes awarded to the winners "and active voice of passive voice

  65. Educational Tech.

    Which of the following sentences is written in the passive voice? A.Charlie ran down the street. B.The delicious bread is baked by Mr.Jillin. C.The plane will fly at five o'clock. D.Kristin played with her dolls. Is the answer d?

  66. English

    1. We have painted our house gren. 2. Our house have been painted green. 3. Our house is painted gren. ( #1 is an active voice sentence. #2 is a passive voice sentence of #1. In #2, action is stressed. #3 is a passive voice sentence of #1. In #3, state is

  67. active & passive voice

    The difference between a sentence in the active voice and the passive voice. A. is only a matter of form. B. is the relationship between the subject and the verb. C. Can't be defined precisely. D. all of the above.

  68. Healthcare

    Sentence below is passive voice. How can I turn it into active voice? After the person begins working in the organization, an evaluation process is done by human resources.

  69. English

    Level 1: Explain how to do something, such as brush your teeth or make a sandwich. In your explanation, use a verb or several verbs in different functions. Level 2: Think about what you have learned about different functions of verbs, as well as the active

  70. Grammar

    Still need help with this one- Choose the sentence that uses a verb in the passive voice: A. Away from the constant interruptions of modern life, camping families find each other. B. When they share the hardship of a cold night, they learn about one

  71. English

    I am having a hard time understanding passive voice? Could someone please help? Which sentence below is passive voice? 1. She served the customer the food. 2. The food was served to the customer. 3. The customer asked to change the order. 4. The server too

  72. sociolinguistics

    i need to describe the grammatical features in this sentence: " we kept going on the sea, hunting for fish, and a wind arose. now we were going in canoes, and an immense wind arose now, and we were thrown around and were moving very fast. It looks like you

  73. ut

    The national anthem at the super bowl by whitney houston. sang-sung-was singing i think sang.sang is past tense

  74. English

    Could you please check these other sentences I'm not sure of? Thank you. 1) I was sent an invitation card. He will be given a prize. She is being offered part-time job. Peter can't be lent a car by the Watson. 2) I was asked about my new job. I have been

  75. English

    Which sentence is written in passive voice? A. Late night comedy makes us laugh. B. The veteran anchorman reported the nightly news. C. Local television stations are owned by larger news organizations.

  76. English

    Which sentence is written in passive voice? Late night comedy makes us laugh. The veteran anchorman reported the nightly news. Local television stations are owned by larger news organizations. The quarterly ratings illustrate a boost in viewership.

  77. English

    Can't you use the present perfect in the sentence "Richard has shown me a film about Wales"? If I turn it in the passive voice using the personal construction: I have been shown a film by Richard Why shall I use the simple past in the passive voice if the

  78. English

    Active voice: The sleet turned the old municipal building into an ice castle Is this correct for a Passive voice Passive voice would be: The old municipal building turned into an ice castle from the sleet.

  79. grammar

    Change the following sentence from Active voice to Passive voice: 1. The teacher shouted at the learners when thy did not do their homework. 2. The thief stole a watch from the shop. 3. The soccer player dribbled the ball.

  80. English

    Which sentence is written in passive voice?(1 point) The quarterly ratings illustrate a boost in viewership. Late night comedy makes us laugh. Local television stations are owned by larger news organizations.**** The veteran anchorman reported the nightly

  81. English

    I have to change the following sentence from passive voice to active voice and I'm having a hard time. Academic performance is influenced by peer pressure due to socializing negatively, lowering grades, and not staying on task.

  82. English

    Which of the following sentences from the selection is in passive voice? A. Actor Robert Pierre seems to wander aimlessly around the set.*** B. This movie was advertised as "full of stunning action." C. So if you have any sense at all, avoid Storm Fever.

  83. Art

    I left out the following sentences. Thank you, Writeacher 1) Transform the following active sentences into the passive voice using the personal construction 1) He sent me an invitation. I was sent an invitation 2) They will offer him a better position in

  84. English

    If a writer wanted to put emphasis on the person doing an action, which of these statements would be the best choice? A) active voice B) passive voice C) subjunctive mood D) interrogative mood A?

  85. English

    1. which sentence is written in active voice A. somebody painted a colorful mural on the classroom wall B. the meal was being cooked when i arrived home C.the collaborative document is being shared with others D. raisins are made from grapes 2. what is the

  86. grammar

    Does this sentence has voice issues? The ball was hit by the boy. Plz help explain The ball was hit by the boy. This sentence is in PASSIVE VOICE; that is, the subject is not doing the action of the verb. (Subject = ball; verb = hit) It would be better to

  87. Language...Grammar

    Can you tell me which one of these contains a prepositional Pharse? Thank You 1. With the proper help, they'll complete the project early. 2. Running all the way, he got there early. 3. They sang it, and sang it again. Thanks A lot. Only one of these

  88. English

    Posted by rfvv on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 1:03pm. 1. The road is closed for construction. (What is the active voice sentence of #1?) 2. The city has closed the road for construction. 3. The city closes the road for construction. •English -

  89. English

    1. Kimchi is rich in vitamins and low in calories. (In this sentence, what is the meaning of the preposition "in"? ) 2. Kimchi is chosen as one of the world's five helthiest foods. (What is the active voice form of this passive voice sentence?)

  90. English

    When is it appropriate to use the passive voice? A. when the person or thing performing the action is a proper noun B. It is never appropriate to use the passive voice. C. when the person or thing performing the action comes before the verb D. when the

  91. English

    I studied science last night. I had a good time with my family. I called Eunhui and talked for a long time. I took a shower in the bathroom. I made cheese cakes with my mother. I sent some e-mails to my friends. I bought a wallet at Home Plus. I read a

  92. English

    what is passive voice

  93. English

    Passive voice to active voice . Over the past several decades, numerous Christmas advertisements have been created by the Coca-Cola company, depicting a jolly, red-suited Santa Claus holding a Coca-Cola bottle.

  94. English

    1. He speaks well of Tom. 2. Tom is spoken well of by him. 3. Tom is well spoken of by him. (Which one is the active voice of #1?) 4. She took care of the baby. 5. The baby was taken care of by her. 6. Care was taken of the baby by her. (#5 is the passive

  95. Business Communications

    Which of the following sentences uses passive voice appropriately? A:"Your order was shipped yesterday and should arrive Friday." B:"The shipping clerk sent your order yesterday and it should arrive by Friday." C:"The decision was made after much debate

  96. english

    These sentences are from my test in which I answered these sentences incorrectly. So please suggest the right answers to them. 1)Ram said to me,"I go to school daily."(change to indirect speech) 2)He wrote me a letter.(change to passive voice) 3)Who built

  97. English

    Which of the following sentences is in the passive voice? A. I just don't see the point. B. I want my MTV. C. A whole case of beer gets drunk every Satyrday night. D. Please don't tell me I missed it. I think its D

  98. English

    Change passive voice sentences to active voice sentences. The “Open Happiness” message, the 2009 Coca-Cola marketing campaign, was seen in stores, on billboards, and in television and print advertisements along with digital and music

  99. English

    Hello. Thank you for your help. I'd like to think of a stative passive and an active passive. 1. He has closed the shop. 2. He closed the shop and it is closed. (The meaning of #1 is #2. There was an action and then there was a state: an action + a state

  100. english

    Change into passive voice? why did you tell a lie

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