Category: Passive voice and reported speech

Passive voice.

Put each verb in brackets into a suitable passive verb form.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. He (say) to be the richest man in our city.2. Last year I (give) a scholarship.3. I (advise) to leave before dusk, but I left after midnight anyway.4. It's high time something (do) with the problem.5. Sue (know) by many people because of her sociability.6. The new art gallery (already open).7. The race (win) by Peter.8. Somebody was still looking at us. We (observe).9. The opening ceremony (still prepare).10. Tom (not interest) in football.11. Some old bones (find) yesterday by a group of archeologists.12. I (make) to stay at home.13. It (suggest) that the president should resign.14. The church you can see now (build) in the 12th century.15. Computers (use) all over the world.