Passive voice- 12 tenses



PASSIVE VOICE TABLE OF TENSES (I)

Simple       sentence

Negation   sentence

Interrogative sentence

Simple present tense

Food is eaten by me.

Food is not eaten by me.

Is food eaten by me?

Present continuous tense

Food is being eaten by me.

Food is not being eaten by me

Is food being eaten by me?

Past simple tense

Food was eaten by me.

Food was not eaten by me.

Was food eaten by me?

Past continuous tense

Food was being eaten by me.

Food was not being eaten by me.

Was food being eaten by me?

Present perfect simple

Food has been eaten by me.

Food has not been eaten by me.

Has food been eaten by me?

*Present perfect continuous

Food has been being eaten by me.

Food has not been being eaten by me.

Has food been being eaten by me?

Past perfect

Food had been eaten by me.

Food had not been eaten by me.

Had food been eaten by me?

*Past perfect continuous

Food had been being eaten by me.

Food had not been being eaten by me.

Had food been being eaten by me?

Simple future tense

Food will be eaten by me.

Food will not be eaten by me.

Will food be eaten by me?

*Future continuous tense

Food will be being eaten by me.

Food will not be being eaten by me.

Will food be being eaten by me?

Future perfect tense

Food will have been eaten by me.

Food will not have been eaten by me.

Will food have been eaten by me?

*Future perfect continuous tense

Food will have been being eaten by me.

Food will not have been being eaten by me.

Will food have been being eaten by me?

*Note

There are many people who believe that passive form for the following forms of tenses do not exist and it seems awkward to use them.

  • Present perfect continuous tense
  • Past perfect continuous tense
  • Future continuous tense
  • Future perfect continuous tense

The truth is that we can use all 12 tenses in both active and passive form





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One Responseto “Passive voice- 12 tenses”

  1. Ahmad Reshad says:

    my qeustion is about passive sentence how to change passive froms to active froms hope you reply my message
    best regrat
    Ahmad Reshad
    ESL Student

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