Principles and Pitfalls of English Grammar

Chapter 4

Form the passive of the following active clauses. Include the actor phrase in answers 2, 3 and 6.

1. The authorities have warned you twice. You .
2. My mother taught me to sew. I .
3. Your secretary gave me your home telephone number. Your home telephone number .
4. Anyone could have easily have avoided that accident. That accident .
5. They gave each of the contestants a prize. Each .
6. A rich widow used to own that mansion. That mansion .
7. Otherwise they would have sold the house. Otherwise the house .
8. We have looked at your business plan in detail. Your business plan .
9. They told us that the world would end. We .
10. They say that our neighbour is turning deaf. Our neighbour .