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Use the PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE of the verbs in bracket for the following passive sentences.

Click the sentences to see the answers.

Example: Tommy _____ (groom) for a top managerial position.

Tommy is being groomed for a top managerial position.

1. You can't use the car now. It _____ (repair).

1. You can't use the car now. It is being repaired.

2. He _____ (talk) about for abusing his wife.

2. He is being talked about for abusing his wife.

3. My father _____ (treat) for diabetes.

3. My father is being treated for diabetes.

4. Our house _____ (paint) now.

4. Our house is being painted now.

5. "I wonder if I _____ (cheat)," I thought to myself as I gave the man the money.

5. "I wonder if I am being cheated," I thought to myself as I gave the man the money.

6. A new road _____ (widen) near our house.

6. A new road is being widened near our house.

7. The cup final ____ (play) at the national stadium.

7. The cup final is being played at the national stadium.

8. We think twenty or thirty workers _____ (dismiss) unless business improves.

8. We think twenty or thirty workers are being dismissed unless business improves.

9. Peter _____ (keep) in the dark about the whole matter.

9. Peter is being kept in the dark about the whole matter.

10. My cousin _____ (train) as an electrician for his new job.

10. My cousin is being trained as an electrician for his new job.

11. We _____ (show) round the new factory by the manager.

11. We are being shown round the new factory by the manager.

12. Some experimental types of rice _____ (grow) at the agricultural research station.

12. Some experimental types of rice are being grown at the agricultural research station.

13. The results of the election _____ (announce) as soon as they are received.

13. The results of the election are being announced as soon as they are received.

14. Two new tugs _____ (use) to pull large ships into and out of the port.

14. Two new tugs are being used to pull large ships into and out of the port.

15. That office _____ (redecorate) for the new manager.

15. That office is being redecorated for the new manager.

16. We don't know who _____ (invite) to the wedding.

16. We don't know who are being invited to the wedding.

17. Which animals _____ (hunt) by that group of hunters?

17. Which animals are being hunted by that group of hunters?

18. The fire _____ gradually _____ (put out), as far as I can see.

18. The fire is gradually being put out, as far as I can see.

19. That new hotel _____ (compare) to the other hotels.

19. That new hotel is being compared to the other hotels.

20. The kitchen wall _____ (pull down) so that the kitchen can be enlarged.

20. The kitchen wall is being pulled down so that the kitchen can be enlarged.