Passive voice

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bieasy

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Hi,

I know that there are 2 passive voices in English ex:

He asked me a question will become: 1) A question was asked to me or 2) I was asked a question.

I also know that you also have 2 kinds of passive voices with the verbs: Send & offer & give. With which other verbs can I use 2 passive voices?
 

Snowcake

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ask, pay, show, teach and tell are verbs which also can have two objects.

We were paid 200€ to do the work.
 

banderas

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Hi,

I know that there are 2 passive voices in English ex:

He asked me a question will become: 1) A question was asked to me or 2) I was asked a question.

I also know that you also have 2 kinds of passive voices with the verbs: Send & offer & give. With which other verbs can I use 2 passive voices?
see this:
Verbs with two object patterns;-)
 

engee30

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Just a note to make - verbs that can take two objects (ie indirect and direct) are called ditransitive verbs.
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