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    Passive voice

    Could you please help me rewritnig in the passive voice?

    1) People speak Portuguese in Brazil.

    2) They are recording the CD in the studio.

    3) They accused him of indecent exposure.

    4) We will invite Mary to the party.

    5) The guests had eaten all the food before we arrived.

    6) The police were questioning the robber when he had a heart attack.

    7) I would go if they invited me.

    8) I would have gone they had invited me.


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    Re: Passive voice

    Quote Originally Posted by Mauricio67 View Post
    Could you please help me rewritnig in the passive voice?

    1) People speak Portuguese in Brazil. Portuguese is spoken by people in Brazil

    2) They are recording the CD in the studio.

    3) They accused him of indecent exposure.

    4) We will invite Mary to the party.

    5) The guests had eaten all the food before we arrived.

    6) The police were questioning the robber when he had a heart attack.

    7) I would go if they invited me.

    8) I would have gone they had invited me.
    Now you try with the rest!

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    Re: Passive voice

    Hi, i am not a teacher

    2) The CD is being recorded by them in the Studio.

    3) He was accused by them of indecent exposure.

    4) Marry will be invited by us to the party.

    5) All the food had been eaten by the guest before our arrival.

    6) The robber was being questioned by the police for his heart attack.

    7) if they invited me i would have gone.

    8) If I was invited by them i would have gone.


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    Re: Passive voice

    ) People speak Portuguese in Brazil. Portuguese is spoken by people in Brazil

    2) They are recording the CD in the studio.
    The Cd is being recorded in the studio.

    3) They accused him of indecent exposure.
    He was accused by them of indecent exposure.

    4) We will invite Mary to the party.
    Mary will be invited to the party.

    5) The guests had eaten all the food before we arrived.
    We had arrived before the guests had eaten.

    6) The police were questioning the robber when he had a heart attack.
    He had had a heart attack when they were questioning him.

    7) I would go if they invited me.
    I would have gone if they had invited me.

    8) I would have gone they had invited me.


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    Re: Passive voice

    Quote Originally Posted by Mauricio67 View Post
    ) People speak Portuguese in Brazil. Portuguese is spoken by people in Brazil

    2) They are recording the CD in the studio.
    The Cd is being recorded in the studio.

    3) They accused him of indecent exposure.
    He was accused by them of indecent exposure.

    4) We will invite Mary to the party.
    Mary will be invited to the party.

    5) The guests had eaten all the food before we arrived.
    We had arrived before the guests had eaten. All the food had been eaten [by the guests] before we arrived.
    6) The police were questioning the robber when he had a heart attack.
    He had had a heart attack when they were questioning him. The robber had a heart attack when the police were questioning him

    7) I would go if they invited me.
    I would have gone if they had invited me. If I was invited I would go.

    8) I would have gone they had invited me.
    If they had invited me I would have gone. // Had I been invited I would have gone
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