Examples of Active and Passive Voice in Simple Present Tense! In the active voice, the subject of the sentence does the verb. For example: “I am eating breakfast.” In the passive voice, the subject of the sentence is acted on by the verb. For example: “Breakfast is being eaten by me.”
In the passive voice, the subject of the sentence is acted upon by the verb, and the agent (the doer of the action) may or may not be specified. The passive voice is often used when the agent is unknown, or unimportant, or when the focus is on the action rather than the doer.
The simple present tense is when you use a present tense verb to describe an action that is happening now, or that happens regularly (such as every day). The active voice in simple present tense would be something like “I walk to school” while the passive voice in simple present tense would be something like “School is walked to by me.”
Here are some more examples of active and passive voice in the simple present tense:
Examples of Active and Passive Voice in Simple Present Tense
Active: I write a letter
Passive: A letter is written by me.
Active: She eats dinner.
Passive: Dinner is eaten by her.
Active: I meet my friends.
Passive: My friends are met by me.
Active: He lives in New York.
Passive: New York is lived in by him.
Active: I visit my grandparents.
Passive: My grandparents are being visited by me.
Active: We sell our old car.
Passive: Our old car is sold by us.
Active: He drives his sister to school.
Passive: His sister is driven to school by him.
Active: She studies English.
Passive: English is being studied by her.
Active: We buy a new house.
Passive: A new house is bought by us.
Active: He teaches at a university.
Passive: At a university is taught by him.
Active: The company produces high-quality products.
Passive: High-quality products are produced by the company.
Active: My mother cooks dinner every evening.
Passive: Dinner is cooked every evening by my mother.
Active: They deliver newspapers to our house.
Passive: Newspapers are delivered to our house by them.
Active: He writes a new blog post every week.
Passive: A new blog post is written every week by him.
Active: We take the dog for a walk in the park.
Passive: The dog is taken for a walk in the park by us.
Active: The students ask questions in class.
Passive: Questions are asked in a class by the students.
Active: She helps her friends with their homework.
Passive: Their homework is helped with by her friends.
Active: He fixes cars for a living.
Passive: Cars are fixed for a living by him.
Active: We volunteer at the local shelter.
Passive: The local shelter is volunteered at by us.
Active: They watch movies on the weekends.
Passive: Movies are watched on the weekends by them.
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