WHAT IS CONTINUOUS PASSIVE VOICE

CONTINUOUS PASSIVE VOICE

WHAT IS PRESENT CONTINUOUS PASSIVE VOICE?

What is continuous passive voice? Before going forward you have to understand the difference between active and passive voice forms of continuous Tense. Consider the below example

  1. He is doing his work             Active Voice
  2. The work is being done        Passive Voice

The above two examples make a clear difference between the two sentences. In the first sentence. We are talking about Active from of the Continuous Tense. While in the second example we are talking about passive form.



STRUCTURE OF ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE CONTINOUS

SENTENCE STRUCTURE ACTIVE VOICE PASSIVE VOICE
SUBJECT  He No subject
OBJECT work work
Form of Verb Do+ing = doing Done (Third form of the verb)
Affirmative Form Use this one   Object + am / is / are + 1st form of verb +ing Use this one   Object + am / is / are + being + verb3
Question Form you should use, are / Am/ is + subject ++ 1st form of verb +ing + object you should use, are / Am/ is + Object + being + verb3

 

IMPORTANT NOTE



  1. In the active form of continues Tense, we will use the first form of the verb + ing.
  2. On the other hand under the passive Voice form of Continuous Tense, we will use the being + third form of the verb.
  3. Actually, Under Passive Tense we do not have a subject. Our primary focus will be on Objects.
  4. It means there is an object But no Subject.
  5. For example. We do not know How is doing the work?. The subject is unknown to us. For more info, You should visit this article. Difference between active and passive voice.
  6. Some time Subject is known to us, but he is doing work on the object directly. So under this situation, we will use the By For example

                                                       This work is done by him

As you noticed in the above discussion, there is no subject in passive form. More examples are below

Sr# ACTIVE VOICE PASSIVE VOICE
1 The teacher is delivering the lecture The lecture is being delivered by the teacher
2 They are measuring the room. Room is being measured by them
3 He is reading this book A book is being read by him
4 He is washing the clothes Clothes are being washed by her.
5 Are they going to school? Are they being gone to school?
6 They are singing a song A song is being sung by them
7 He was eating the sugar Sugar was being eaten by him
8 The sung is rising Sun is being raised
9 You are making furniture Furniture is being made.

USE OF HELPING VERB IN A SPECIFIC TNESE

Now, the question is why we use the helping verbs in a given sentence? The answer to this question is very simple and easy to understand. Every tense has its own specification and structure. There is a structural difference between Indefinite, continuous, perfect, and perfect continuous tense. Let,s define a clear difference among them. 

HELPING VERB IN INDIFENFTE TENSE

So if we talk about the indefinite Tense, We will use the first form of the verb + es or s. To fully understand the Structure of the indefinite tense you can visit this article. WHAT IS PRESENT INDEFINITE TENSE

CONTINUOUS TENSE AND HELPING VERBS

If we talk about the Continuous tense, we will use the is, are, and am depending upon the first, second, and third person. Please visit this article to get deep dive into WHAT IS CONTINUOUS TENSE.



HEPING VERBS USE UNDER PERFECT TENSE

As for as perfect Tense is concerned, we will use has and have with the third form of the verb. There is a complete article on Perfect Tense. You should visit this also. WHAT IS PERFECT TENSE?

USE OF HELPING VERB IN PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSE




Now we will talk about Perfect Continuous Tense. In Perfect Continuous Tense, we will use the following helping verbs HAS BEEN and HAVE BEEM with the time period conditions such SINCE AND FOR. We have written a detailed article about PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSE.

 

 

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