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

1 Answer
Mar 9, 2016

The passive form in this sentence is is owned.


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