Grade 8 Grammar Lesson 21 Passive verb forms

When do we use an active verb?
When do we use a passive verb?
What is the structure of a passive verb?

Grade 8 Grammar Lesson 21 Passive verb forms (0)

A passive verb is a form of be followed by past participle.

We use an active verb when we put the actual doer of an action as subject.

We use a passive verb when we put the bearer of the action as subject.

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