Could you help me complete these sentences using the correct passive form of the verbs in brackets?

  1. By the time the police got there, the money_(take) from the safe.
    2.The building
    (be)restored at the moment.
    3.The suspect_(just/arrest).
    4.Dogs must
    (keep) on a leash at all times.
    5.No dogs_(allow)in the restaurant. Please leave them outside.
    6.The crime
    _(investigate) when the criminal gave himself in to the police.
    7.The care_(insure)against accidents; I renewed the insurance yesterday.
    8.A new school
    ___(build) on that site next year.

1 Answer
May 6, 2016

Answer:

See below.

Explanation:

  1. By the time the police got there, the money had been taken from the safe.
    This had to be in the past tense, and also has to show that the taking of the money took place before the arrival of the police.

  2. The building is being restored at the moment.
    The phrase 'at the moment' means that the restoration is ongoing

  3. The suspect has just been arrested .
    The arrest happened in the recent past.

  4. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times.

  5. No dogs are allowed in the restaurant. Please leave them outside.
    Both 4 and 5 are essentially in the present tense because the situations relating to dogs are ongoing.

  6. The crime was investigated when the criminal gave himself in to the police.

  7. The car is insured against accidents; I renewed the ...
    the fact of being insured is in the present