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Rules for Simple Present in case of Passive Voice

Actice Voice Passive Voice
Amit plays football Football is played by Amit
He plays football Football is played by him
She plays football Football is played by her
They play football Football is played by them *
We play football Football is played by us *
I play football Football is played by me
I play football and cricket Football and Cricket are played by Amit **
I play Not Applicable ***
I am a player Not Applicable ****

Note we use "is" or "are" + 3 rd form of verb

  • * - there is only one object,so we use is
  • ** - there are 2 objects so we use are
  • *** - there is no object, so Passive Voice is not possible
  • ****   - Passive Voice is not possible for such type of sentences

Examples

 

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