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ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE
Active and Passive Active-Passive with Auxiliaries Change of Voice
ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE

Voice is that form of a 'VERB' which shows whether what is described by the subject, does something / has something done to it.

Examples
  Active Voice
Sita helps Geeta.
Note:
Here in this sentence Sita is the subject and she does Something – helps Geeta. The verb HELPS is in a ACTIVE FORM
  Passive Voice
Geeta is helped by Sita.
Note:
In this sentence Verb “helped” shows that something is done to the person denoted by the subject. The Verb HELPED is in a PASSIVE FORM.
  Impersonal Voice
Now I can not walk.
  Rules for Conversion (Active to Passive)
The subject and object are inter-changed. i.e. 'food'.
 
Examples
  Active Voice Passive Voice
He eats food. The food is eaten by him.
The preposition 'by' is used before the object in the passive.
 
Examples
  Active Voice Passive Voice
He eats food. The food is eaten by him.
The verb is changed (from 'eats' to 'eaten') to past participle form.
 
Examples
  Active Voice Passive Voice
He eats food. The food is eaten by him.
A new Auxiliary verb 'is' added to the past participle form of a verb (is).
 
Examples
  Active Voice Passive Voice
He eats food. The food is eaten by him.
  WHY DO WE USE PASSIVE VOICE ?
The Passive voice is used because :
The doer is unknown, or we want to be silent about doer.
 
Examples
The Money was stolen.  
The action is more important.
 
Examples
Cigarette Smoking is injurious to health.  
It makes the statement more formal or polite or persuasive.
 
Examples
My Parker pen has been Stolen. (My pen is stolen)
People say you are very rude. (You are very rude)
You have come late. (I thought you will come in time.)
It makes doer important.
 
Examples
The Taj Mahal was built by Shahjahan.  
It creates variety in sentences.
 
Examples
   
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Active and Passive Active-Passive with Auxiliaries Change of Voice