Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Passive"

The meaning of "Passive" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does passive aggressive mean?
A: It means someone is being aggressive but in a calm way (Passive).
Q: What does passive aggressive mean?
A: Passive aggression is used when someone is upset at another person, but instead of being aggressive by hitting, punching, or shoving, they will be "passive" and show they are upset by ignoring the person, avoiding them, etc.
Q: What does past simple passive mean?
A: The audience cheered for the actor. (past simple, active voice)
The actor was cheered by the audience. (past simple, passive voice)
Q: What does passive aggressive mean?
A: Being passive aggressive means a person is expressing negative feelings, resentment, and aggression in an unassertive passive way

Example sentences using "Passive"

Q: Please show me example sentences with be + the passive voice.
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A: The text was written yesterday
I am given some pocket money every week
The Coliseum was built many years ago

PASSIVE VOICE= BE + PAST PARTICIPLE
Q: Please show me example sentences with the past simple passive .
A: The food was eaten.
The lady was bitten.
The kids were taught.
The ball was kicked.
The car was stolen.
The bell was rung.
Q: Please show me example sentences with passive .
A: Hits” in “She hits the ball” is active, while “hit” in “The ball was hit” is passive.
Q: Please show me example sentences with passive .
A: In America, I only really hear passive with "passive-aggressive", otherwise it's not really used here.

С Google translate...

В Америке я действительно слышу пассивные только с «пассивно-агрессивными», в противном случае они здесь не используются.

Synonyms of "Passive" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between passive and submissive ?
A: Submissive is to submit to something freely - “she was submissive by nature, and would do anyone’s bidding”

Passive is more like not aggressive - “She didn’t want to get involved, due to her passive mindset”
Q: What is the difference between Present perfect passive and Present continuous passive ?
A: Le difference est que on utilise le present perfect passive pour les actions réalisées, mais on peut utiliser le present continuous passive pour les actions qui se passe présentement.
Q: What is the difference between passive and zealous ?
A: thanks!
Q: What is the difference between past simple passive voice and present perfect passive voice ?
A: 1. The room was cleaned yesterday (Past Simple Voice)
2. The room has been cleaned since you left (Present Perfect Voice)
Just follow the same rule as in the Active voice.
We use simple past to talk about a finished action that happened at a specific time.
And we use the present perfect to stress the importance of a past event in the present.
Q: What is the difference between passive and negative ?
A: The passive is where the object of the sentence is made the subject. For example, passive voice would "the horse was ridden by the rider". Active voice would be "the rider rode the horse".

Negative is saying something can't, couldn't, will not, etc happen. The negative sentence/response will include either no or not.

"I do not want to your house" (the contraction of this would be don't)

"Is the bus coming soon?" "No, it comes in 20 minutes."

Translations of "Passive"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? passive aggressive
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? passive
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? i'm sorry, i still passive aggressively ignoring you
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? passive aggressive
A: Passive aggressive

Other questions about "Passive"

Q: For the next passive sentence my answer key (from my textbook) have two possible options:


-The new ship (launch) ______ next week.

1) will be launch
2) is being launched


However, I thought it could be another thrid option, I don't know if possible:


-The new ship is to be launched next week.


Please, help me out 🙏🏻
A: Your 3rd option,
-The new ship is to be launched next week
...is a grammatically correct sentence. However, it is not passive voice. “Is to be” is used to give a command, or to talk about something that will certainly happen in the future.

1) will be launch
➡️ This is incorrect because it would have to be “will be launched “ to work in the sentence.

2) is being launched
➡️ This is the passive voice that fits in the sentence.
Q: I am confused by the active/ passive voice." sorry, we're sold out", " sorry, we sold out"." those cakes sold out fast"." those cakes are sold fast". Which are correct?
A: They're all correct, but different situations:

"Sorry, we're sold out." -- Everything is gone, there is nothing left at the store.
"Sorry, we sold out." -- That item you asked for is out of stock.

"Those cakes sold out fast." -- The cakes are gone. There are no cakes left.
"Those cakes are sold fast." -- An observation about the kind of cake. The cakes may be in or out of stock at that moment.
Q: present simple passive
-we are taught to speak English fluently
- the garden isn't used in the winter
-concerts for charity often are organized in the summer Does this sound natural?
A: ..are often organized.
Q: what is the idiomatic passive voice? and what is the difference between IPV and the normal passive voice?
A: Internet research leads me to think that "idiomatic passive voice" means "using idiomatic verbs in passive voice" rather than "passive voice that's idiomatic". Idiomatic verbs are things like "have to", "ought to", "fill out", "fall behind", "blow up" et cetera.

E.g.
Active: You ought to see a doctor.
Passive: You ought to be seen by a doctor.
Q: Passive voice
martin always wears casual clothes(my grammar book says passive voice is impossible here)
casual clothes are worn by Martin (wear is a transitive verb, so why is not possible?)
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