The Differentiation Between Active & Passive Voice

The Differentiation Between Active and Passive Voice

Active Passive
Simple Present Once a week, Tom cleans the house. Once a week, the house is cleaned by Tom.
Present Continuous Right now, Sarah is writing the letter. Right now, the letter is being written by Sarah.
Simple Past Sam repaired the car. The car was repaired by Sam.
Past Continuous The salesman was helping the customer when the thief came into the store. The customer was being helped by the salesman when the thief came into the store.
Present Perfect Many tourists have visited that castle. That castle has been visited by many tourists.
Present Perfect Continuous Recently, John has been doing the work. Recently, the work has been being done by John.
Past Perfect George had repaired many cars before he received his mechanic’s license. Many cars had been repaired by George before he received his mechanic’s license.
Past Perfect Continuous Chef Jones had been preparing the restaurant’s fantastic dinners for two years before he moved to Paris. The restaurant’s fantastic dinners had been being prepared by Chef Jones for two years before he moved to Paris.
Simple Futurewill Someone will finish the work by 5:00 PM. The work will be finished by 5:00 PM.
Simple Futurebe going to Sally is going to make a beautiful dinner tonight. A beautiful dinner is going to be made by Sally tonight.
Future Continuouswill At 8:00 PM tonight, John will be washing the dishes. At 8:00 PM tonight, the dishes will be being washed by John.
Future Continuousbe going to At 8:00 PM tonight, John is going to be washing the dishes. At 8:00 PM tonight, the dishes are going to be being washed by John.
Future Perfectwill They will have completed the project before the deadline. The project will have been completed before the deadline.

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