Examples of Active passive voice Present continuous tense

Formula, Structure, Rules for Present continuous tense

Formula for  Active voice Passive voice

(auxiliary verb- is/are+being+by)

Simple subject+is/are/am+verb(4)+object object+is/are+being+past participle(V3)+ by+subject
Negative subject+is/are/am+ not+verb(4)+object object+is/are+not+being+past participle(V3)+by+subject
Interrogative is/are/am+subject+verb(4)+object is/are+object+being+past participle(V3)+by+subject
Interrogative+Negative is/are/am+subject+not+verb(4)+object is/are+object+not+being+past participle(V3)+by+subject

Examples

Active: He is playing football.

Passive: Football is being played by him.

 

Active: He is not playing football.

Passive: Football is not being played by him.

 

Active: Is he playing football?

Passive: Is football being played by him?

 

Active: Is he not playing football?

Passive: Is football not being played by him?

 

Active: She is writing a book.

Passive: A book is being written by her.

 

Active: She is not writing a book.

Passive: A book is not being written by her.

 

Active: Is she writing a book?

Passive: Is a book being written by her?

 

Active: Is she not writing a book?

Passive: Is a book not being written by her?

 

Active: Hewlett-Packard is typing a document.

Passive: A document is being typed by Hewlett-Packard.

 

Active: Hewlett-Packard is not typing a document.

Passive: A document is not being typed by Hewlett-Packard.

 

Active: Is Hewlett-Packard typing a document?

Passive: Is a document being typed by Hewlett-Packard?

 

Active: Is Hewlett-Packard not typing a document?

Passive: Is a document not being typed by Hewlett-Packard?

 

Active: A cat is drinking milk.

Passive: Milk is being drunk by a cat.

 

Active: A cat is not drinking milk.

Passive: Milk is not being drunk by a cat.

 

Active: Is a cat drinking milk?

Passive: Is milk being drunk by a cat?

 

 Active: Is a cat not drinking milk?

Passive: Is milk not being drunk by a cat?

 

Active: They are enjoying a picnic.

Passive: A picnic is being enjoyed by them.

 

Active: They are not enjoying a picnic.

Passive: A picnic is not being enjoyed by them.

 

Active: Are they enjoying a picnic?

Passive: Is a picnic being enjoyed by them.

 

Active: Are they not enjoying a picnic?

Passive: Is a picnic not being enjoyed by them.

 

Active: Tim Berners-Lee is entering the gate.

Passive: The gate is being entered by Tim Berners-Lee.

 

Active: Tim Berners-Lee is not entering the gate.

Passive: The gate is not being entered by Tim Berners-Lee.

 

Active: Is Tim Berners-Lee entering the gate?

Passive: Is the gate being entered by Tim Berners-Lee?

 

Active: Is Tim Berners-Lee not entering the gate?

Passive: Is the gate not being entered by Tim Berners-Lee?

 

Active: I am planting flowers.

Passive: Flowers are being planted by me.

 

Active: I am not planting flowers.

Passive: Flowers are not being planted by me.

 

Active: Am I planting flowers?

Passive: Are flowers being planted by me?

 

Active: Am I not planting flowers?

Passive: Are flowers not being planted by me?

 

Active: James Gosling is taking breakfast.

Passive: Breakfast is being taken by James Gosling.

 

Active: James Gosling is not taking breakfast.

Passive: Breakfast is not being taken by James Gosling.

 

Active: Is James Gosling taking breakfast?

Passive: Is breakfast being taken by James Gosling?

 

Active: Is James Gosling not taking breakfast?

Passive: Is breakfast not being taken by James Gosling?

 

Active: We are eating mangoes

Passive: Mangoes are being eaten by us.

 

Active: We are not eating mangoes

Passive: Mangoes are not being eaten by us.

 

Active: Are we eating mangoes?

Passive: Are mangoes being eaten by Us?

 

Active: Are we not eating mangoes?

Passive: Are mangoes not being eaten by Us?

 

Active: I am making noodles.

Passive: Noodles are being made by me.

 

Active: I am not making noodles.

Passive: Noodles are not being made by me.

 

Active: Am I making noodles?

Passive: Are noodles being made by me?

 

Active: Am I not making noodles?

Passive: Are noodles not being made by me?

 

Active: Linus is joining an office.

Passive: An office is being joined by Linus.

 

Active: Linus is not joining an office.

Passive: An office is not being joined by Linus.

 

Active: Is Linus joining an office?

Passive: Is an office being joined by Linus?

 

Active: Is Linus not joining an office?

Passive: Is an office not being joined by Linus?

 

Active: Torvalds is watering plants.

Passive: Plants are being planted by Torvalds.

 

Active: Torvalds is not watering plants.

Passive: Plants are not being planted by Torvalds.

 

Active: Is Torvalds watering plants?

Passive: Are plants being watered by Torvalds?

 

Active: Is Torvalds not watering plants?

Passive: Are plants not being watered by Torvalds?

 

Active: Bill Gates is earning money.

Passive: Money is being earned by Bill Gates.

 

Active: Bill Gates is not earning money.

Passive: Money is not being earned by Bill Gates.

 

Active: Is Bill Gates earning money?

Passive: Is money being earned by Bill Gates?

 

Active: Is Bill Gates not earning money?

Passive: Is money not being earned by Bill Gates?

 

Active: You are eating pasta.

Passive: Pasta is being eaten by you.

 

Active: You are not eating pasta.

Passive: Pasta is not being eaten by you.

 

Active: Are you eating pasta?

Passive: Is pasta being eaten by you?

 

Active: Are you not eating pasta?

Passive: Is pasta not being eaten by you?

 

Active: They are playing a game.

Passive: A game is being played by them.

 

Active: They are not playing a game.

Passive: A game is not being played by them.

 

Active: Are they playing a game?

Passive: Is a game being played by them?

 

Active: Are they not playing a game?

Passive: Is a game not being played by them?

 

Active: Steve Jobs is painting a picture.

Passive: A picture is being painted by Steve Jobs.

 

Active: Steve Jobs is not painting a picture.

Passive: A picture is not being painted by Steve Jobs.

 

Active: Is Steve Jobs painting a picture?

Passive: Is a picture being painted by Steve Jobs?

 

 Active: Is Steve Jobs not painting a picture?

Passive: Is a picture not being 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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