Choose the correct passive verb form to complete the sentences below.
Active and passive
In a passive sentence, the object of an active sentence becomes the subject. In a passive voice sentence, the subject is the receiver of the action, not the doer of the action.
- They take the photos in Africa. (active)
- The photos are taken in Africa. (passive)
Passive voice in the different verb tenses
To make a passive verb form, we have to use be in a particular verb tense and add the past participle of the main verb after it. You can see how to use the passive voice with different tenses below.