What is the passive verb in the following sentence?: The land is owned by the farmer who grows corn.

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Mar 9, 2016

Answer:

The passive form in this sentence is is owned.

Explanation:

The passive forms can be recognized by presence of active forms of verb "to be" in any tense followed by the Past Participle form of main verb like:

  • is done in Present Simple

  • was done in Past Simple

  • "is being done* in Present Continuous

  • has been done in Present Perfect

etc.