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I'm from lithuania and we are now learning this subject it's pretty hard , so I need help with one exercise:

Make a passive sentence from the words in brackerts.

1.A.Have they caught the thieves yet?

B. Yes .(two men / arrest / yesterday)

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2.A.Did you biuld the garage yourselves?

B.No(the garage / build/ before we moved in)

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3.A.Why is Paul afraid of dogs?

B.(he /bite / a dog / when he was a little boy)

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4.A.Sarah is very ill.

B.(she/take/to hospital last night)

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5.A.This room is a disgrace

B.(it/ not clean / for weeks)

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6.A.Did you know about your suprise party?

B.No. (it / arrange / in secret)

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7.A.Are you going to drive to work today?

B.I can't (the car/ not fix / yet)

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8.A.Has Tom got a job?

B.No. (he/make redundant / last month)

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I made this exercise , but I wanna know did I did it good , it's very important for me please help .
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Please first post your replies, otherwise it's like us doing your homework.
As a general rule, for the passive by using the form of the verb "to be" that is appropriate for the subject and the tense, and then used the past participle.

I caught the fish. The fish [was] caught. - Was because it's third person singular and past.

I am walking dogs. The dogs [are being] walked. Are being because it's third person plural, and present continuous.

So now you go and give the answers to these exercises, as MH has said, and we can check your answers.
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Ok still hard , i'll just write here how I wrote in my book ( i will write just B)

1.Two men were arrested yesterday

2.The garage had been built before we moved in

3. he was bitten by a dog when he was a little boy

4.she was taken to hospital last night

5.it hadn't been cleaned for weeks

6.It had been arranged in secret

7.the car hadn't been fixed yet

8.He was made redundant last month.

so where are mine mistakes?
No mistakes in your construction of the passive.

(Where are my mistakes?)

Just remember to start with a capital letter and end with a period.
Good work, ErnestasAbromavicius. Emotion: smile

I would suggest changing the tense in sentence 5. It would be better in the present perfect passive:

It hasn't been cleaned for weeks.
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everything else is ok? right? =]
Sorry, sentence 7 needs the same sort of change as sentence 5. Sentence 2 has two correct options:

1.Two men were arrested yesterday. OK

2.The garage had been built before we moved in. OK -- The passive form of the simple past tense (was built) would also be OK because the order of the two past events is clear.

3. He was bitten by a dog when he was a little boy. OK

4.She was taken to hospital last night. OK

5.It hasn't been cleaned for weeks. ==> You need the present perfect passive


6.It had been arranged in secret. OK

7.The car hasn't been fixed yet. ==> You need the present perfect passive here too.

8.He was made redundant last month. OK
I used present perfect passive here subject + has been + past participle , it just has been in negetive hasn't been , or I'm wrong?
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