Grammar

The Passive: Verbs with Two Objects Exercise 1

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This time there are two answers:
1. John gave a bar of chocolate to Jill.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________
2. I lent a pencil to Graham.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________
3. Fiona told the truth to Julian.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________
4. They offered the job to Simon.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________
5. The boss showed the new computer to Anna.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________
6. Julie taught the grammar to the students.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________
7. I sent the email to John.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________
8. Lucy threw the ball to the child.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________
9. Sophia sold the car to a doctor.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________
10. I asked the question to David.
a:________________________________________________________________
b:________________________________________________________________

1. a: Jill was given a bar of chocolate (by John).
b: A bar of chocolate was given to Jill (by John).
2. a: Graham was lent a pencil (by me).
b: A pencil was lent to Graham (by me).
3. a: Julian was told the truth (by Fiona).
b: The truth was told to Julian (by Fiona).
4. a: Simon was offered the job (by them).
b: The job was offered to Simon (by them).
5. a: Anna was shown the new computer (by the boss).
b: The new computer was shown to Anna (by the boss).
6. a: The students were taught the grammar (by Julie).
b: The grammar was taught to the students (by Julie).
7. a: John was sent the email (by me).
b: The email was sent to John (by me).
8. a: The child was thrown the ball (by Lucy).
b: The ball was thrown to the child (by Lucy).
9. a: A doctor was sold the car (by Sophia).
b: The car was sold to a doctor (by Sophia).
10. a: David was asked the question (by me).
b: The question was asked to David (by me).

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