SILLY EXAMPLES PASSIVE VOICE
<ul><li>Leonardo painted Mona Lisa </li></ul><ul><li>Hitchcock directed ‘Vertigo’ </li></ul><ul><li>Mona Lisa was painted ...
I killed Miaow-miaow <ul><li>Miaow-miaow was killed (by me) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Nobody should drink alcohol in great amounts </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol shouldn’t be drunk in great amounts </li></ul>
<ul><li>Cristiano Ronaldo has scored a lot of goals this season </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of goals have been scored this sea...
If Real Madrid win the league, Florentino will give the players a lot of money <ul><li>If Real Madrid win the league, the ...
<ul><li>… and Mourinho will give Cristiano a kiss </li></ul><ul><li>..and Cristiano will be given a kiss by Mourinho </li>...
However, people think (that) Barça will win the league.  <ul><li>It is thought (that) Barça will win the league </li></ul>...
Some people say (that) the three wise men don’t exist <ul><li>It is said (that) the three wise men don’t exist </li></ul><...
Some people claim (that) Natalia has a millionaire husband <ul><li>It is claimed (that) Natalia has a millionaire husband ...
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  1. 1. SILLY EXAMPLES PASSIVE VOICE
  2. 2. <ul><li>Leonardo painted Mona Lisa </li></ul><ul><li>Hitchcock directed ‘Vertigo’ </li></ul><ul><li>Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Vertigo’ was directed by Hitchcock </li></ul>
  3. 3. I killed Miaow-miaow <ul><li>Miaow-miaow was killed (by me) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Nobody should drink alcohol in great amounts </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol shouldn’t be drunk in great amounts </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Cristiano Ronaldo has scored a lot of goals this season </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of goals have been scored this season by Cristiano Ronaldo. </li></ul>
  6. 6. If Real Madrid win the league, Florentino will give the players a lot of money <ul><li>If Real Madrid win the league, the players will be given a lot of money… </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>… and Mourinho will give Cristiano a kiss </li></ul><ul><li>..and Cristiano will be given a kiss by Mourinho </li></ul>
  8. 8. However, people think (that) Barça will win the league. <ul><li>It is thought (that) Barça will win the league </li></ul><ul><li>Barça are thought to win the league. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Some people say (that) the three wise men don’t exist <ul><li>It is said (that) the three wise men don’t exist </li></ul><ul><li>The three wise men are said NOT to exist </li></ul>
  10. 10. Some people claim (that) Natalia has a millionaire husband <ul><li>It is claimed (that) Natalia has a millionaire husband </li></ul><ul><li>Natalia is claimed to have a millionaire husband. </li></ul>

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