Passive Voice – Past Continuous Tense

Soal Passive Voice – Past Continuous Tense

Rumus Passive Voice – Past Continuous Tense

Berbeda dengan active voice – past continuous tense yang main verb-nya berupa present participle (pada contoh tulisan sebelumnya: Past Continuous Tense), main verb pada passive voice – past continuous tense berupa past participle

Past participle ditemani oleh auxiliary verb “be” berupa was/were dan “being”. Be disesuaikan dengan subject pada passive voice (= object pada active voice) memenuhi aturan subject-verb agreement.

Contoh kalimat passive voice - past continuous tense dan artinya: While the meal was being prepared, I was offered free snacks. (Ketika makanan sedang disiapkan, saya ditawarkan makanan ringan gratis.)
contoh kalimat passive voice – past continuous tense

Lihat juga:

Berikut rumus passive voice dalam past continuous tense:

Active Voice Passive Voice
S + was/were + present participle + direct object S (direct object) + was/were + being + past participle +/- by … (agent)

Adapun agent pada passive voice merupakan subject pada active voice. Rumus di atas berlaku untuk transitive verb, dimana memang kata kerja tersebut yang umum dipasifkan.

rumus passive voice - past continuous tense: passive voice (auxiliary verb) past continuous tense active voice: was/were + verb-ing passive voice: was/were + being + verb-3
rumus passive voice – past continuous tense

Contoh Kalimat Passive Voice – Past Continuous Tense

1 My friend was baking bread when I came.
(Teman saya sedang memanggang roti ketika saya datang.)

Passive Voice:

Bread was being baked when I came.
(Roti sedang dipanggang ketika saya datang.)

2 Some workers were maintaining the toll road at this time yesterday.
(Beberapa pekerja sedang melakukan pemeliharaan jalan tol kemarin.)

Passive Voice:

The toll road was being maintained at this time yesterday.
(Jalan tol sedang dipelihara kemarin.)

3 She was cleaning the kitchen floor while the children were playing in the living room.
(Dia membersihkan lantai dapur ketika anak-anak bermain di ruang tamu.)

Passive Voice:

The kitchen floor was being cleaned while the children were playing in the living room.
(Lantai dapur dibersihkan ketika anak-anak bermain di ruang tamu.)

4 They were discussing exchange rates at 7 o’clock this morning.
(Mereka sedang mendiskusikan kurs pukul 7 pagi ini.)

Passive Voice:

Exchange rates were being discussed at 7 o’clock this morning.
(Kurs sedang didiskusikan pada pukul 7 pagi ini.)

5 The human resource manager said that he was still processing my documents.
(Manager SDM mengatakan bawhwa dia masih memeroses dokumen saya.)

Passive Voice:

The human resource manager said that my documents were still being processed.
(Manager SDM mengatakan bahwa dokumen saya masih diproses.)

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Table of Contents:

  1. Past Continuous Tense
  2. Passive Voice – Past Continuous Tense
  3. Yes-No Question Past Continuous
  4. Wh- Question Past Continuous Tense

Exercises:

References:

  1. Passive Verb Tenses. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/601/02/. Accessed on November 16, 2014.
  2. Continuous Forms of the Passive. http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv119.shtml. Accessed on November 16, 2014.
  3. The Past Continuous Tense. http://esl.fis.edu/grammar/rules/pastcont.htm. Accessed on November 15, 2014.
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8 thoughts on “Passive Voice – Past Continuous Tense”

  1. kak mau nanya… guna nya passive voice past tense itu untuk mengungkapkan apa? trsselain yg diatas tsb ada ga ktentuan2 lainnya?

    • Pada dasarnya passive voice untuk memberi penekanan pada objek, memberi variasi pada tulisan, dan/atau digunakan ketika pelaku aksi tidak diketahui, sudah jelas / dapat ditebak, atau merujuk kepada orang secara umum Azizah. Contoh dan penjelasannya bisa dilihat di https://www.wordsmile.com/pengertian-rumus-contoh-kalimat-passive-voice. Nah past tense ketika hal kejadiannya terjadi di masa lampau. Sepertinya itu Azizah secara garis besar. Mungkin bisa kamu sebutkan ketentuan-ketentuan dalam hal apa :D

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