Examples of Active passive voice Past perfect tense

Formula, Structure, and Rules for Past perfect tense Active and passive voice

Formula for  Active voice Passive voice

(auxiliary verb- had+been+by)

Simple subject+had+verb(3)+object object+had+been+past participle(V3)+ by+subject
Negative subject+had+not+verb(3)+object object+had+not+been+past participle(V3)+by+subject
Interrogative had+subject+verb(3)+object had+object+been+past participle(V3)+by+subject
Interrogative+Negative had+subject+not+verb(3)+object had+object+not+been+past participle(V3)+by+subject

Examples: 

 

Active: He had played football.

Passive: Football had been played by him.

 

Active: He had not played football.

Passive: Football had not been played by him.

 

Active: Had he played football?

Passive: Had football been played by him?

 

Active: Had he not played football?

Passive: Had football not been played by him?

 

Active: She Had written a book.

Passive: A book Had been written by her.

 

Active: She had not written a book.

Passive: A book had not been written by her.

 

Active: Had she written a book?

Passive: Had a book been written by her?

 

Active: Had she not written a book?

Passive: Had a book not been written by her?

 

Active: Hewlett-Packard had typed a document.

Passive: A document had been typed by Hewlett-Packard.

 

Active: Hewlett-Packard had not typed a document.

Passive: A document had not been typed by Hewlett-Packard.

 

Active: Had Hewlett-Packard typed a document?

Passive: Had a document been typed by Hewlett-Packard? 

 

Active: Had Hewlett-Packard not typed a document?

Passive: Had a document not been typed by Hewlett-Packard? 

 

Active: A cat had drunk milk.

Passive: Milk had been drunk by a cat.

 

Active: A cat had not drunk milk.

Passive: Milk had not been drunk by a cat.

 

Active: Had a cat drunk milk?

Passive: Had milk been drunk by a cat?

 

Active: Had a cat not drunk milk?

Passive: Had milk not been drunk by a cat?

 

Active: They had enjoyed a picnic.

Passive: A picnic had been enjoyed by them.

 

Active: They had not enjoyed a picnic.

Passive: A picnic had not been enjoyed by them.

 

Active: Had they enjoyed a picnic?

Passive: Had a picnic been enjoyed by them?

 

Active: Had they not enjoyed a picnic?

Passive: Had a picnic not been enjoyed by them?

 

Active: Tim Berners-Lee had entered the gate.

Passive: The gate had been entered by  Tim Berners-Lee.

 

Active: Tim Berners-Lee had not entered the gate.

Passive: The gate had not been entered by Tim Berners-Lee.

 

Active: Had Tim Berners-Lee entered the gate?

Passive: Had the gate been entered by Tim Berners-Lee?

 

Active: Had Tim Berners-Lee not entered the gate?

Passive: Had the gate not been entered by Tim Berners-Lee?

 

Active: I had planted flowers.

Passive: Flowers had been planted by me.

 

Active: I had not planted flowers.

Passive: Flowers had not been planted by me.

 

Active: Had I planted flowers?

Passive: Had flowers been planted by me?

 

Active: Had I not planted flowers?

Passive: Had flowers not been planted by me?

 

Active: James Gosling had taken breakfast.

Passive: Breakfast had been taken by James Gosling.

 

 Active: James Gosling had not taken breakfast.

Passive: Breakfast had not been taken by James Gosling.

 

Active: Had James Gosling taken breakfast?

Passive: Had breakfast been taken by James Gosling?

 

 Active: Had James Gosling not taken breakfast?

Passive: Had breakfast not been taken by James Gosling?

 

Active: We had eaten mangoes.

Passive: Mangoes had been eaten by us.

 

Active: We had not eaten mangoes.

Passive: Mangoes had not been eaten by us.

 

Active: Had we eaten mangoes?

Passive: Had mangoes been eaten by us?

  

Active: Had we not eaten mangoes?

Passive: Had mangoes not been eaten by us?

 

Active: I had made noodles.

Passive: Noodles had been made by me.

 

Active: I had not made noodles.

Passive: Noodles had not been made by me.

 

Active: Had I made noodles?

Passive: Had noodles been made by me?

 

Active: Had I not made noodles?

Passive: Had noodles not been made by me?

 

Active: Linus had joined an office.

Passive: An office had been joined by Linus.

 

Active: Linus had not joined an office.

Passive: An office had not been joined by Linus.

 

Active: Had Linus joined an office?

Passive: Had an office been joined by Linus?

 

Active: Had Linus not joined an office?

Passive: Had an office not been joined by Linus?

 

Active: Torvalds had watered plants.

Passive: Plants had been watered by Torvalds.

 

Active: Torvalds had not watered plants.

Passive: Plants had not been watered by Torvalds.

 

Active: Had Torvalds watered plants?

Passive: Had plants been watered by Torvalds?

 

Active: Had Torvalds not watered plants?

Passive: Had plants not been watered by Torvalds?

 

Active: Bill Gates had earned money.

Passive: Money had been earned by Bill Gates.

 

Active: Bill Gates had not earned money.

Passive: Money had not been earned by Bill Gates.

 

Active: Had Bill Gates earned money?

Passive: Had money been earned by Bill Gates?

 

Active: Had Bill Gates not earned money?

Passive: Had money not been earned by Bill Gates?

 

Active: You had eaten pasta.

Passive: Pasta had been eaten by you.

 

Active: You had not eaten pasta.

Passive: Pasta had not been eaten by you.

 

Active: Had you eaten pasta?

Passive: Had pasta been eaten by you?

 

Active: Had you not eaten pasta?

Passive: Had pasta not been eaten by you?

 

Active: They had played a game.

Passive: A game had been played by them.

 

Active: They had not played a game.

Passive: A game had not been played by them.

 

Active: Had they played a game?

Passive: Had a game been played by them?

 

Active: Had they not played a game?

Passive: Had a game not been played by them?

 

Active: Steve Jobs had painted a picture.

Passive: A picture has been painted by Steve Jobs. 

 

Active: Steve Jobs has not painted a picture.

Passive: A picture had not been painted by Steve Jobs. 

 

Active: Had Steve Jobs painted a picture?

Passive: Had a picture been painted by Steve Jobs?

 

Active: Had Steve Jobs painted a picture?

Passive: Had a picture been painted by Steve Jobs?

Learn More About Active & Passive Voice

  1. Simple present tense – Active and passive voice
  2. Present continuous tense – Active passive voice
  3. Present perfect tense – Active passive voice
  4. Simple past tense – Active Passive voice
  5. Past continuous tense – Active passive voice
  6. Past perfect tense –  Active passive voice
  7. Simple future tense – Active passive voice
  8. Future perfect tense – Active passive voice
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