Present Continuous Passive


Forming Present Progressive Passive


Affirmative FormObject + am / is / are + being + verb3
Question FormAm / is / are + Object + being + verb3 ?


Something is being done by someone at the moment.

Active : The postman is delivering the mail.
Passive: The mail is being delivered by the postman.

Active : Harry Potter is measuring the room.
Passive: The room is being measured by Harry Potter.

Active : The coach is congratulating the team at the moment.
Passive: The team is being congratulated by the coach.

Active : Are they opening the gifts now?
Passive: Are the gifts being opened by them ? (now)


Quick Exercise


Put the following sentences into passive voice. (present continuous passive)

1. The cat is tearing the new book.
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2. Is the agent chasing the criminal?
?

3. We are collecting the donations at the moment.
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4. They are washing my car now.
.

5. Mr. Barber is handing out the exam papers.
.

6. Who is checking the passports?
?

7. GPS is calculating the route to your destination.
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