Grammar - Passive Voice 2

Index
Rewrite the sentences, beginning as shown, so that the meaning stays the same. Put in commas where necessary. EXPLANATION
1) We had eaten all the breakfast before we finished the conversation.
All the breakfast
.
2) The Great Fire of London in 1666 consumed about four-fifths of the City.
About four-fifths of the City
.
3) Someone was taking photographs during the ceremony.
Photographs
.
4) The student delegation will meet the Queen at the airport.
The Queen
.
5) We serve all main courses with salad or seasonal vegetables.
All main courses
.
6) People ought to make lessons more interesting for young children.
Lessons
.
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CORRECT!

HAD + BEEN + EATEN + BEFORE + THE + CONVERSATION + WAS + FINISHED
PAST PERFECT + BEFORE + NOUN + PAST SIMPLE + NO AGENT

INCORRECT!

You need to use this pattern:
PAST PERFECT + BEFORE + NOUN + PAST SIMPLE + NO AGENT

CORRECT!

WAS + CONSUMED + BY + THE + GREAT + FIRE + OF + LONDON + IN + 1666
PAST SIMPLE + AGENT + TIME

INCORRECT!

You need to use this pattern:
PAST SIMPLE + AGENT + TIME

CORRECT!

WERE + BEING + TAKEN + DURING + THE + CEREMONY
PAST CONTINUOUS + DURING + NOUN + NO AGENT

INCORRECT!

You need to use this pattern:
PAST CONTINUOUS + DURING + NOUN + NO AGENT

CORRECT!

WILL + BE + MET + BY + THE + STUDENT + DELEGATION + AT + THE + AIRPORT
FUTURE SIMPLE + AGENT + PLACE

INCORRECT!

You need to use this pattern:
FUTURE SIMPLE + AGENT + PLACE

CORRECT!

ARE + SERVED + WITH + SALAD + OR + SEASONAL + VEGETABLES
PRESENT SIMPLE + NOUN + NO AGENT

INCORRECT!

You need to use this pattern:
PRESENT SIMPLE + NOUN + NO AGENT

CORRECT!

OUGHT + TO + BE + MADE + MORE + INTERESTING + FOR + YOUNG + CHILDREN
MODAL VERB + CLAUSE + NO AGENT

INCORRECT!

You need to use this pattern:
MODAL VERB + CLAUSE + NO AGENT

WARNING!


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Explanation