Use the SIMPLE PAST TENSE of the verbs in bracket for the following passive sentences.

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Example: A valuable painting _____ (steal) from the museum.

A valuable painting was stolen from the museum.

1. Our team _____ (beat) in the final.

1. Our team was beaten in the final.

2. I think it _____ (do) some time during the night.

2. I think it was done some time during the night.

3. The sandwiches _____ soon _____ (eat).

3. The sandwiches were soon eaten.

4. The spare parts _____ (want) urgently so they _____ (fly) in from the supplier.

4. The spare parts were wanted urgently so they were flown in from the supplier.

5. These books _____ (borrow) from the boys in another class.

5. These books were borrowed from the boys in another class.

6. The injured man _____ (carry) to an ambulance.

6. The injured man was carried to an ambulance.

7. The thief _____ (chase) by a crowd of angry people.

7. The thief was chased by a crowd of angry people.

8. She _____ (marry) on Saturday.

8. She was married on Saturday.

9. Most of these stamps _____ (collect) by my brother when he was much younger.

9. Most of these stamps were collected by my brother when he was much younger.

10. The blackboard _____ (clean) at the end of the previous lesson.

10. The blackboard was cleaned at the end of the previous lesson.

11. _____ that meat _____ (cook) today or yesterday?

11. Was that meat cooked today or yesterday?

12. _____ your brother _____ (offer) the job?

12. Was your brother offered the job?

13. _____ all the games _____ (finish) in time?

13. Were all the games finished in time?

14. The money _____ (count) before it was handed in.

14. The money was counted before it was handed in.

15. _____ those plants _____ (water) last night?

15. Were those plants watered last night?

16. Not all the passengers _____ (rescue).

16. Not all the passengers were rescued.

17. His car _____ (search) thoroughly when he went through the Customs.

17. His car was searched thoroughly when he went through the Customs.

18. We _____ (stop) by the police when we came to the police barrier.

18. We were stopped by the police when we came to the police barrier.

19. Both drivers _____ slightly _____ (injure) in the accident.

19. Both drivers were slightly injured in the accident.

20. The guests _____ (receive) at the gate by the host.

20. The guests were received at the gate by the host.