English The Passive Voice and Example Sentences
|Present simple||Reporters write
|News reports are written by reporters|
|Present continuous||Michael is baking a brownie||A brownie is being
baked by Michael.
|Past simple||The company hired
new workers last year.
|New workers were
hired by the company last year.
|Past Continuous||The salesman was
helping the customer when the thief came into the store.
|The customer was
being helped by the salesman when the thief came into the store.
|Present perfect||They have already discussed the book.||The book has already
had delivered the letters.
|The letters had been
|Future simple||The company will hire new workers.||New workers will be
hired by the company.
|Infinitive||She has to deliver the letters.||The letters have to be delivered.|
|Modals||She must deliver
|The letters must be