Lesson Fourteen

Infinitives, Passive Voice

to be + past participle

He wants to be fed.

(The mother will feed the baby)

baby and mother
She wants to be paid for her tea. woman being paid for tea

She likes to be seen wearing

purple hair.

girl with purple hair
He needs to be given a long prison sentence because he’s a very dangerous person.
angry prisoner
This guitar needs to be tuned. It sounds terrible!guitar
They expect their baby to be born in November.



Take a look at this lesson to review infinitives

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gerunds in the passive voice