Simple Past Passives
Forming Simple Past Passive
|Affirmative Form||Object + was / were + verb3 (past participle)|
|Question Form||Was / Were + Object + verb3 (past participle) ?|
Something was done by someone at sometime in the past.
Active : The teacher corrected the mistakes.
Passive: The mistakes were corrected by the teacher.
Active : Did the little boy sell all the candy bars?
Passive: Were all the candy bars sold by the little boy?
Active : Lauren didn't eat any apples.
Passive: No apples were eaten by Lauran.
Active : He didn't give the wallet.
Passive: The wallet wasn't given by him.
Quick ExercisePut the following sentences into passive voice. (simple past)
Also see Simple Past Passive Exercise