Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. Junior Member
    Student or Learner
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • German
      • Home Country:
      • Germany
      • Current Location:
      • Germany

    • Join Date: Nov 2016
    • Posts: 84
    #1

    pay attention - passive

    Is this sentence correct in English:

    I wasn't paid any attention by her.

  2. Raymott's Avatar
    VIP Member
    Academic
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Australia
      • Current Location:
      • Australia

    • Join Date: Jun 2008
    • Posts: 25,558
    #2

    Re: pay attention - passive

    "She didn't pay me any attention" would be much better. I don't think your sentence would be used naturally.

  3. Moderator
    Retired English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Jun 2010
    • Posts: 26,870
    #3

    Re: pay attention - passive

    Why do you need to make a passive version, cubistso?

Similar Threads

  1. Children, could you all pay attention please.
    By Winwin2011 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-Dec-2012, 09:51
  2. [Grammar] pay attention to DOING?
    By aphi in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 23-Oct-2010, 17:06
  3. [Grammar] To pay attention on/to pay attention to
    By Star39 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08-Dec-2009, 05:14
  4. pay me a little attention
    By flytothesky in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 14-Dec-2008, 15:23
  5. Pay attention
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-Mar-2008, 08:32

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •