Passive Voice of Modals
Rules of verb ‘to be’:
|Object||Can/could/may/might/should Must/ought/would||Be + m.v.3|
|Rahul can beat him.||He can be beaten by Rahul.|
|He can lift this box.||This box can be lifted by him.|
|She cannot cook food.||Food can’t be cooked by her.|
|Who can join the Indian Army?||by whom can be Indian Army joined?|
See more Passive Voice of Modals:
|He can be punished.||She can be taught here.|
|They should be sent to a hostel.||She might be appointed for this post.|
|He may be transferred.||He could be selected in SSC CGL.|
|He said that Pankaj would be suspended.||He must be terminated from the post of CEO.|
|Parents should be obeyed.||Work must be completed on time.|
|A project might be completed in time.||What can be done now?|
|Where clothes should be dry-cleaned?||All relatives should be invited.|
|Only selected relatives should be invited.||What should be done?|
|The house should be sold.||If the house was sold, every work would be done.|
|The road should be repaired from time to time.||Something must be done.|
|What gift should be sent?||He can be punished.|
Past modal verbs:
Object + should have/may have/might have/could have
must have/ought to have + been + v3. + by Sub
|The teacher should have scolded her.||She should have been scolded by the teacher.|
|We must have respected our elders.||Our elders must have been respected.|
|The seniors mustn’t have harassed them.||They must have not been harassed by the seniors.|
|Police should have arrested him.||He should have been arrested.|
See more examples of Passive sentences
They should have been sent to jail.
Your magazines should have been distributed in towns.
She must have been rejected for her misbehave.
The E-mails could have been sent to the third party yesterday.
A car could have been collided with a truck last week.
He could have been admitted to the hospitals.
Our country ought to have been loved.
Did you solve the sums? No, I didn’t. Sums may have been solved.
Did you steal my watch? No, I didn’t. it may have been stolen by him.
It might have been stolen by him.
change the voice
- He can help me.
- Our principal might announce the result.
- He couldn’t get good marks.
- She must have studied the law.
- You should watch the English web series.
- He said that I shall learn English.
- Who can speak English?
- He oughtn’t to have cheated his country.
- He will buy a new car.
- He must take admission in bachelor of science.