Usage examples Passive Voice - Past Simple

  • These houses were built

  • The letters were ignored.

  • The horses were brought.

  • These letters were written

  • The films were destroyed.

  • The shops were closed.

  • My brother was warned.

  • Their work was done.

  • Your nose was broken.

  • His nose was broken.

  • A follow-up study was not conducted.

  • They were stuffed with jewels.

  • The father wasn't named.

  • I was troubled by dreams.

  • The protest was not planned.

  • They were built by people

  • The office wasn't locked.

  • It was torn into pieces.

  • The joke wasn't understood.

  • She was examined by doctors.

  • It was produced by amateurs.

  • That letter was not written

  • He was accepted to study there.

  • This bridge was not finished.

  • We were told to go inside.

  • The word was not translated.

  • We were destined to be together.

  • The answer wasn't told

  • He was paid to say so.

  • The helicopter was not damaged.

  • Her car was stolen.

  • Her door was closed.

  • His task was done.

  • My bed was made.

  • Their story was finished.

  • Their dog was found.

  • His face was drawn.

  • Your car was found

  • My theory was confirmed.

  • Your door was locked.

  • The eye wasn't healed.

  • I was born to win.

  • Why was he brought?

  • The watch was not taken.

  • We were taught to share.

  • How was it developed?

  • The engine was not damaged.

  • He was told to stay.

  • Where was he found?

  • The gate was not destroyed.

  • He was destroyed.

  • What year were you born?

  • It wasn't planned.

  • He was caught.

  • Was it agreed?

  • He wasn't invited.

  • I was robbed.

  • Were you asked?

  • I was not told.

  • You were poisoned.

  • Those items weren't stolen.

  • He was arrested.

  • Was it advertised?

  • The records weren't destroyed.

  • It was said.

  • Was he warned?

  • These promises were not kept.

  • It was abandoned.

  • Were they blessed?

  • Some decisions weren't made

  • His voice was changed.

  • That letter was sent to me.

  • I thought it was lost.

  • His leg was broken.

  • Her heart was broken.

  • His car was found

  • Our meeting was written.

  • My window was broken.

  • My work was done.

  • Our flight was delayed.

  • Your office was mentioned.

  • Roads were not fixed.

  • I was made for you

  • Where was she found?

  • Women were not permitted.

  • I was born with it.

  • How was he wounded?

  • Students were not allowed

  • They were found by another journalist.

  • Why were they fired?

  • Visitors were not encouraged.

  • My trap was set.

  • His decision was made.

  • My door was locked.

  • Their work was finished.

  • Your mother was found

  • My choice was made.

  • My question was answered.

  • Your bag was returned.

  • Her purse was found

  • It was written twelve days ago.

  • The dress was thrown in a corner.

  • Another note was found in the kitchen.

  • I was sent to investigate

  • The tray was placed on the desk.

  • That door was locked on the inside.

  • The station was closed for the night.

  • The idea was expressed in the article.

  • That idol was stolen from a museum.

  • The date was added at the bottom.

  • Each article was illustrated by a drawing.

  • The building was used as a warehouse.

  • The door was opened by a servant.

  • The ceremony was performed in the chapel.

  • The gun was hidden under the jacket.

  • A chair was placed for the teacher.

  • The king was charmed with the idea.

  • The matter was resolved on the spot.

  • The capsule was locked from the inside.

  • The diamond was stolen from the museum.

  • Another stone was put into the cart.

  • His bicycle was damaged.

  • Her daughter was kidnapped.

  • His job was done.

  • His door was locked.

  • His work was finished.

  • My task was done.

  • His studio was closed.

  • Our language was forgotten.

  • My dog was stolen.

  • My request was ignored.

  • This woman wasn't touched.

  • I was expelled from a couple of schools.

  • It was divided into a number of sections.

  • He was accompanied by a group of students.

  • He was released after a couple of months.

  • An attempt was made by Alexander III.

  • This rock was found in South Africa.

  • The city was founded by Yuri Dolgorukiy.

  • The telephone was invented by Alexander Bell.

  • The building was made of grey stone.

  • Ben was raised in England

  • Keith was arrested in London

  • Pirogov was born in Moscow.

  • India was ruled by England.

  • She was forced to obey.

  • I was forced to agree.

  • She was forced to agree.

  • You were asked to leave.

  • We were invited to come

  • All the windows were opened.

  • The streets were rebuilt.

  • Both doors were closed.

  • The lamps were lit.

  • Their job was done.

  • His call was answered.

  • The front door wasn't locked.

  • You were attacked.

  • How were they caught?

  • Words were not needed.

  • She was found

  • How was it solved?

  • The briefcase was made of fine leather.

  • The direction was selected after careful study.

  • It was published in 1947.

  • He was born in 1905.

  • It was invented in 1891.

  • It was stolen.

  • Were we followed?

  • You weren't invited here.

  • It was forbidden.

  • Were they paid?

  • The old man was not convinced.

  • You were warned.

  • Were they launched?

  • The last door was not locked.

  • I was beaten.

  • Was he poisoned?

  • The grandchildren were not invited.

  • I was adopted.

  • Were you offended?

  • They were written in 1894.

  • It was completed in 1889.

  • Were you fired?

  • He wasn't expected anywhere.

  • I was invited.

  • Was it poisoned?

  • They were not made here.

  • We were taught to fight

  • The knife wasn't found.

  • It was written to entertain people.

  • The man was not offended.

  • I was sent to discuss terms

  • The gun wasn't loaded.

  • Their shoes were polished.

  • Was she forced?

  • The folders were not numbered.

  • You were fired.

  • His father was fired.

  • The arrangements were made.