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    Passive voice

    I want to form these sentences in questions:
    1)You appreciate being helped in this way by Sam.
    2)You didn't want to be disturbed.
    3)The house seems to have been painted recently.
    4)I remember having been shown that museum by John.

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    Re: Passive voice

    Welcome to the forum.

    You try first.

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    Re: Passive voice

    Indeed we do want you to try first, but there are so many ways you make these into questions.
    For example, for #1:
    What did Sam do?
    What did you appreciate?
    What did you appreciate Sam doing?
    Who helped you?
    Who do you appreciate having helped you?
    How do you feel about Sam's helping you?
    How do you feel about having been helped?
    How do you feel about what Sam did?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Passive voice

    I understand the question to be such that there is only one way to make it a question:
    1)"You appreciate being helped in this way by Sam." => "Do you appreciate being helped in this way by Sam?"

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    Re: Passive voice

    right Raymott..that's what i meant..Please tell me the others questions!!!

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    Re: Passive voice

    Quote Originally Posted by chrisgkou View Post
    right Raymott..that's what i meant..Please tell me the others questions!!!
    You're kidding, right? Even if this is not homework, I've given you a template. Even without that, you simply need to look up how to make a question from a statement in English.
    Besides, Rover has told you to try first, and I agree with him. Have a go.

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