সৈয়দ তাজুল ইসলাম
বিএএফ শাহীন কলেজ, ঢাকা
Whom did you see yesterday? (Passive)
Ans.- Who was seen by you yesterday?
The chickens are being fed (Active)
Ans.- We are feeding the chickens.
My purse has been stolen (Active)
Ans.- Someone has stolen my purse.
Let the game be finished (Active)
Ans.- Finish the game.
The sailors saw an albatross flying towards the ship (Passive)
Ans.- An albatross was seen flying towards the ship by the sailors.
English is spoken all over the world (Active)
Ans.- People speak English all over the world.
What cannot be cured must be endured (Active)
Ans.- We must endure what we cannot cure.
They hoped to win the match (Passive)
Ans.- It was hoped by them to win the match.
Hadn’t the baby beed cared? (Active)
Ans.- Had mother not cared the baby?
The pen writes well (Passive)
Ans.- The pen is well when it is used in writing.
The govement has banned the use of stick in classrooms (Passive)
Ans.- The use of stick in classrooms has been banned by the govement.
My uncle decided to sell the house (Passive)
Ans.- The house was decided to be sold by my uncle.
Whom is he teaching English? (Passive)
Ans.- Who is being taught English by him?
The tree was uprooted (Active)
Ans.- The storm uprooted the tree.
All desire wealth and some acquire it (Passive)
Ans.- Wealth is desired by all and is acquired by some.
The rose smells sweet (Passive)
Ans.- The rose is sweet when it is smelt.
Was the football kicked by the boy? (Active)
Ans.- Did the boy kick the football?
Indiscipline should not be encouraged (Active)
Ans.- we should not encourage indiscipline.
The lion is said to be the king of beasts (Active)
Ans.- People say that the lion is the king of beasts.
What is lotted cannot be blotted (Active)
Ans.- We cannot blot our lot / We cannot blot what is in our lot.
Dr. Yunus was awarded Nobel Peace Prize (Active)
Ans.- The Nobel Committee awarded Dr Yunus Nobel Peace Prize.
I was compelled to do it (Active)
Ans.- Circumstances compelled me to do it.
Rome was not built in a day (Active)
Ans.- The Romans did not build Rome in a day.
The book is printing (Passive)
Ans.- The book is being printed.
There are lots of duties to perform (Passive)
Ans.- There are lots of duties to be performed.