Here are some examples I know of:


  • The magic is performed on stage by the magician
  • The magician performs the magic on stage.


  • Chester kicked the ball.
  • The ball was kicked by Chester.

I want to confirm that in general when we convert between passive and active voice, does the tense ever change?


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No. Tense and active or passive voice are two different things. I think your understanding is fine.

The magician performed the magic. Active

The magic was performed by the magician. Passive

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