Passive Voice 1

Rewrite the following sentences in the passive voice. Do not make unnecessary changes of vocabulary. Use normal word order.


  1. Americans speak English.

    English is spoken by Americans.

  2. We repaired the machines.

    The machines were repaired by us.

  1. He cleaned the car.

  2. The police protect children.

  3. His jokes irritated the guests.

  4. Fred will deliver the package.

  5. They never use the computer.

  6. The fire destroyed the house.

  7. Linda is preparing the report.

  8. We can drive the car.

  9. His decision disappointed them.

  10. Robert is going to solve the problem.


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