Voice Change of Verbal Noun (Active and Passive)
Voice Change of Verbal Noun
The verbal noun means verb+ing that works as a noun in a sentence.
If we find a verbal noun in an active voice, we have to use “Being” after the object and then the past participle form of the verbal noun.
Rule of voice change
Subject + verb (Tense wise) + object + being + V3 (Past Participle form of verbal noun)
Active: I saw the feeding of the monkeys.
Passive: I saw the monkeys being fed.
But we can not change active voice into passive voice if the below-mentioned verbs are in the active sentence with the verbal nouns.
List of the verbs:
Die, appear, disappear, belong, despair, wonder, result, indulge, seem, happen, allude, occur, ensure, comprise, perish, issue.
10+ Examples of Voice Change
Active: I saw the loading of the truck.
Passive: I saw the truck being loaded.
Active: We saw the opening of the function.
Passive: We saw the function being opened.
Active: He saw the drawing of a picture.
Passive: He saw a picture being drawn.
Active: They saw the opening of the new shop.
Passive: They saw the new shop being opened.
Active: We saw the burning of the forest.
Passive: We saw the forest being burnt.
Active: A new law has been passed against the hunting of tigers.
Passive: A new law has been passed against the tigers being hunted.
Active: They heard the opening of the coaching center.
Passive: They heard the coaching center being opened.
Active: We enjoyed the winning of the match.
Passive: We enjoyed the match being won.
Active: The gardener noticed the plucking of flowers.
Passive: The gardener noticed the flowers being plucked.
Active: I observed the falling of fruits.
Passive: I observed the fruits being fallen.
- Imperative Sentence with Let Voice Change
- Voice change of Imperative Sentences
- Voice Change of Interrogative Sentences
- Negative Sentences Voice change
- Affirmative Sentences (Voice Change)
- Transformation of sentences (Affirmative to Negative)
- A to Z Voice Change
- Joining of sentences
- Transformation of sentences (Simple/Complex and Compound)
- Degree Change
- Narration Change
- Quasi-passive voice without complement
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