Cover of the textbook English Grammar in Use

The key answer of exercise 42.3

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Unit 42 - Passive 1 for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Put the verb into the correct form, present simple or past simple, active or passive.


  1. are employed
  2. Did somebody clean
  3. covers
  4. is covered
  5. are locked
  6. was sent; arrived
  7. sank; was rescued
  8. died; were brought up
  9. grew up
  10. was stolen
  11. disappeared
  12. did Sue resign
  13. was Ben fired
  14. is owned
  15. called; was injured; wasn’t needed
  16. were these pictures taken; Did you take
  17. 'm not bothered