What would be the Active Voice for below sentences?

a) He is arrested by police.

b) A car is cleaned by him.

Also, Why past participle is used while constructing passive in present tense?

1 Answer 1


a) Police arrests him.

b) He cleans a car.

  • I think you are wrong. Passive voice of your sentences would be a) He was arrested by police and b) Car was cleaned by him. I have asked about present tense.
    – user4084
    Commented Feb 11, 2019 at 8:58
  • tricky stuff... :) I corrected them - thanks for noticing
    – virolino
    Commented Feb 11, 2019 at 9:21

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