Tense in passive voice
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                                                   TENSE IN THE PASSIVE

The passive voice is not a tense in English. Each tense has its own passive voice which is created by using a form of the auxiliary verb to be + V3 (past participle)
The passive voice in each tense:
Tense Auxiliary verb + sample V3 (past participle) Examples
Present simple amisare + made Wine is made from grapes.
Many cars are made in Japan.
Present progressive amisare + being + sent The document is being sent right now.
I am being sent to work in the London office.
Past simple waswere + invited John was invited to speak at the conference.
We were invited to Daniel and Mary’s wedding.
Past progressive waswere + being + washed The dog was being washed when I got home.
Their cars were being washed while they were in the mall shopping.
Future (will) will be + signed The contract will be signed tomorrow.
The documents will all be signed by next week.
Future (going to) amisare + going to be + built A bridge is going to be built within the next two years.
New houses are going to be built in our neighborhood.
Present perfect hashave + been + sold That start-up has been sold for $5 million.
The rights to his book have been sold for $250,000.
Past perfect had + been + hired The new manager had been hired before John left the company.
All the employees had hired before the store opened.
Future perfect will + have been + finished The car will have been loaded by the time he gets home.
The crates will have been loaded by then.
Modals: can/could cancould + be + issued A passport can only be issued at the embassy.
He said the documents could be issued within the week.
Modal: have to have tohas tohad to + be + arranged A babysitter has to be arranged for this evening.
Joan’s travel plans have to be arranged by December.
Modal: must must + be + stopped Criminals must be stopped before they commit crimes.

All of the rules for passive negatives and questions are the same as for the active voice.

Note: Verbs that have no object (no one to “receive” the action) cannot be put into the passive, such as, arrive, come, die, exist, go, happen, have, live, occur sleep, etc.
 

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                                                   TENSE IN THE PASSIVE

The passive voice is not a tense in English. Each tense has its own passive voice which is created by using a form of the auxiliary verb to be + V3 (past participle)
The passive voice in each tense:
Tense Auxiliary verb + sample V3 (past participle) Examples
Present simple amisare + made Wine is made from grapes.
Many cars are made in Japan.
Present progressive amisare + being + sent The document is being sent right now.
I am being sent to work in the London office.
Past simple waswere + invited John was invited to speak at the conference.
We were invited to Daniel and Mary’s wedding.
Past progressive waswere + being + washed The dog was being washed when I got home.
Their cars were being washed while they were in the mall shopping.
Future (will) will be + signed The contract will be signed tomorrow.
The documents will all be signed by next week.
Future (going to) amisare + going to be + built A bridge is going to be built within the next two years.
New houses are going to be built in our neighborhood.
Present perfect hashave + been + sold That start-up has been sold for $5 million.
The rights to his book have been sold for $250,000.
Past perfect had + been + hired The new manager had been hired before John left the company.
All the employees had hired before the store opened.
Future perfect will + have been + finished The car will have been loaded by the time he gets home.
The crates will have been loaded by then.
Modals: can/could cancould + be + issued A passport can only be issued at the embassy.
He said the documents could be issued within the week.
Modal: have to have tohas tohad to + be + arranged A babysitter has to be arranged for this evening.
Joan’s travel plans have to be arranged by December.
Modal: must must + be + stopped Criminals must be stopped before they commit crimes.

All of the rules for passive negatives and questions are the same as for the active voice.

Note: Verbs that have no object (no one to “receive” the action) cannot be put into the passive, such as, arrive, come, die, exist, go, happen, have, live, occur sleep, etc.
 
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