Passive Voice - Unit 19

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

EXERCISE A

Complete these sentences with one of the following verbs in the correct form: ARREST - WAKE - KNOCK - CHECK - TRANSLATE - FIND - DRIVE - MAKE - SPEND - CARRY

Example:  HEAR  -  The music at the party was very loud and could be heard from far away.

 

1.

A decision will not  until the next meeting.

2.

That building is dangerous. It ought to  down before it falls down.

3.

When you go through Customs, your luggage may  by a customs officer.

4.

I told the hotel receptionist that I wanted to  up to 6:30.

5.

Her new book will probably into a number of foreign languages.

6.

If you kicked a police officer, you'd 

7.

The police are looking for the missing boy. He can't  anywhere.

8.

Do you think that less money should  on the military?

9.

The injured woman couldn't walk and had to .  

10.

I don't mind driving, but I prefer to  by other people.

 
 

EXERCISE B

Complete the sentences. This time use these verbs: 
MUST
  -  SHOULDN'T  -  MIGHT  -  WOULD

Examples:   SHOULD - Did anyone clean the windows? No. They should have been cleaned but they weren't.

 

1.

A: Did anyone invite Ann to the party? 
B: I don't know. She 
- I'm not sure.

2.

A: Did anyone see you?
B: No, but I 
if it hadn't been so dark.  

3.

A: Has someone fixed this machine?
B: Well, it's working again so it .  

4.

A: Did someone throw those old letters away?
B: Yes, but it was a mistake. They .  

 

EXERCISE C

Read the sentence and write another sentence with the same meaning.

Example:   We can solve the problem. The problem can be solved.

 

1.

People should send their complaints to the main office.
Complaints 

2.

They had to postpone the meeting because of illness.
The meeting 

3.

Somebody might have stolen your car if you left the keys in it.
Your car 

4.

A short circuit could have caused the fire.
The fire 

5.

They are going to hold next year's convention in San Francisco.
Next year's convention

6.

They shouldn't have played the soccer match in such bad weather.
The soccer match 

 

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