Originally Posted by clos91
The sentence is passive:
Passive: The Weather Reading Report was captured by someone....
Active: Someone captured the Weather Reading Report....
In the Passive sentence, was is the main verb and it carries past tense. caputured is a past participle. That is, it's not a verb; it's part of a verb.
Passive verbs have the form: BE + past participle (e.g., was captured)
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